The Resource Conversation in the cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Gregory Rabassa

Conversation in the cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Gregory Rabassa

Label
Conversation in the cathedral
Title
Conversation in the cathedral
Statement of responsibility
Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Gregory Rabassa
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A Haunting tale of power, corruption, and the complex search for identity Conversation in The Cathedral takes place in 1950s Peru during the dictatorship of Manuel A. Odría. Over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation flows between two individuals, Santiago and Ambrosia, who talk of their tormented lives and of the overall degradation and frustration that has slowly taken over their town. Through a complicated web of secrets and historical references, Mario Vargas Llosa analyzes the mental and moral mechanisms that govern power and the people behind it. More than a historic analysis, Conversation in The Cathedral is a groundbreaking novel that tackles identity as well as the role of a citizen and how a lack of personal freedom can forever scar a people and a nation
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DLC
Credits note
Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ8498.32.A65
LC item number
C613 2005
Literary form
fiction
Conversation in the cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Gregory Rabassa
Label
Conversation in the cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Gregory Rabassa
Publication
Note
  • "A novel."
  • English translation by Harper & Row, c1975
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Control code
ocm57422716
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
1st Rayo ed.
Extent
601 p.
Isbn
9780060732806
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2004063263
System control number
(OCoLC)57422716

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