The Tunnel

The Tunnel

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by Ernesto Sábato
     
 

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"When it was first published in Spanish, THE TUNNEL won the applause of Thomas Mann and Albert Camus and was described as an existentialist classic," reminded The New York Times Book Review, in its recent review. Indeed, THE TUNNEL is one of the most highly regarded short novels of the twentieth century. Since its first publication in 1948, it has been translated

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"When it was first published in Spanish, THE TUNNEL won the applause of Thomas Mann and Albert Camus and was described as an existentialist classic," reminded The New York Times Book Review, in its recent review. Indeed, THE TUNNEL is one of the most highly regarded short novels of the twentieth century. Since its first publication in 1948, it has been translated into most of the major languages of the world. In the fresh, compelling, and critically acclaimed translation by Margaret Sayers Peden, it is available for a whole new readership.
"The power of Sabato's story remains . . . . He delivers several satisfying satirical thrusts at the vagaries of the life of the urban intellectual that retain a remarkable contemporary resonance . . . . Sabato captures the intensity of passions run into uncharted passages where love promises not tranquility, but danger."
— Los Angeles Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345351920
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1988
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
138

Meet the Author

Ernesto Sabato (b. June 24, 1911) was born in Rojas, a small town in Buenos Aires Province. He read physics at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, attended the Sorbonne in Paris, and worked at the Curie Institute. After World War II, he lost faith in science and began writing fiction. Margaret Sayers Peden is Professor of Spanish American Literature at the University of Missouri. One of the leading translators of her time, Peden has translated more than 40 books and has won numerous prizes and grants.

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