Conversación en la Catedral (Conversation in the Cathedral)

Conversación en la Catedral (Conversation in the Cathedral)

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by Mario Vargas Llosa
     
 

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A conversation is held in the Cathedral during the Manuel A. Odria dictatorship in Peru; over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation describes the degradation and the frustration of a town. Through a complicated web of private lives, the author analyzes the mental and moral mechanisms that govern power and the people behind it. Conversacion en la

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A conversation is held in the Cathedral during the Manuel A. Odria dictatorship in Peru; over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation describes the degradation and the frustration of a town. Through a complicated web of private lives, the author analyzes the mental and moral mechanisms that govern power and the people behind it. Conversacion en la Catedral is more than a point of reference; it is a landmark in the history of present Literature.
Zavalita y el zambo Ambrosio conversan en La Catedral. Estamos en Perú, durante el ochenio dictatorial del general Manuel A. Odría. Unas cuantas cervezas y un río de palabras en libertad para responder a la palabra amordazada por la dictadura. Los personajes, las historias que éstos cuentan, los fragmentos que van encajando, conforman la descripción minuciosa de un envilecimiento colectivo, el repaso de todos los caminos que hacen desembocar a un pueblo entero en la frustración.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788466319157
Publisher:
Punto de Lectura
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Narrativa (Punto de Lectura) Series
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
212,772
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.93(d)

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