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The Obscene Bird of Night
     

The Obscene Bird of Night

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by Jose Donoso, Hardie St. Martin (Translator), Leonard Marcus (Translator), Leonard S. Marcus (Translator), Hardie St Martin (Translator)
 

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This haunting jungle of a novel has been hailed as "a masterpiece" by Luis Banuel and "one of the great novels not only of Spanish America, but of our time" by Carlos Fuentes. The story of the last member of the aristocratic Azcoitia family, a monstrous mutation protected from the knowledge of his deformity by being surrounded with other freaks as his companions,

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This haunting jungle of a novel has been hailed as "a masterpiece" by Luis Banuel and "one of the great novels not only of Spanish America, but of our time" by Carlos Fuentes. The story of the last member of the aristocratic Azcoitia family, a monstrous mutation protected from the knowledge of his deformity by being surrounded with other freaks as his companions, The Obscene Bird of Night is a triumph of imaginative, visionary writing. Its luxuriance, fecundity, horror, and energy will not soon fade from the reader's mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567920468
Publisher:
Godine, David R. Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
Verba MUNDI Books Series
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
610,734
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.97(d)

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