Mario Vargas Llosa's A Fish in the Water is a twofold book: a memoir of one of Latin America's most celebrated witers, beginning with his birth in 1936 in Arequipa, Peru; and the story of his organization of the reform movement which culminated in his bid for the Peruvian presidency in 1990.
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About the Author
Mario Vargas Llosa is the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography of the structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat." Peru's foremost writer, he has been awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and the Jerusalem Prize. His many works include The Feast of the Goat, The Bad Girl, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The War of the End of the World, and The Storyteller. He lives in London.
Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's foremost author and the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1994 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and in 1995 he won the Jerusalem Prize. His many distinguished works include The Storyteller, The Feast of the Goat, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, Death in the Andes, In Praise of the Stepmother, The Bad Girl, Conversation in the Cathedral, The Way to Paradise, and The War of the End of the World. He lives in London.
Helen Lane contributed to In Praise of the Stepmother from Picador.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Prepare yourselves for a journey that will flip perspectives. Redefine priorities. Question what you think you know. And for citizens of politically stable states, appreciate our country, in ways only extraordinary historical figures as Llosa can
The black cat is silent for a moment before saying,"I must go plan some lessons now." She then pads out.
It's okay. I only know how to spell it because I'm doing a reaserch paper about them :(