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The Buenos Aires Affair

The Buenos Aires Affair

by Manuel Puig

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Hailed by The New York Times as “an Argentinian tour de force.


Hailed by The New York Times as “an Argentinian tour de force.

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Mario Vargas Llosa
“Puig’s work is among the most original of the final years of the 20th century.”
Ronald de Feo - The National Review
“The appearance of Manuel Puig’s new novel, The Buenos Aires Affair, is especial cause for celebration, not only because the book makes for fascinating reading, but also because it demonstrates that its already highly accomplished author continues to take chances and to grow as an artist. . . . The book is more intense, serious, and disturbing than the other novels, and it is a welcome departure for this searching, gifted writer.”

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Planeta Publishing Corporation
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Spanish-language Edition

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Manuel Puig is the acclaimed author of many novels, including Betrayed by Rita Hayworth, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and The Buenos Aires Affair. He was born in Argentina in 1932 and died in Mexico in 1990.

Having translated Manuel Puig, Julio Cortazar, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, and other notable authors, Suzanne Jill Levine is one of the most highly regarded translators of contemporary Latin American literature. She is a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the author of The Subversive Scribe: Translating Latin American Fiction.

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