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The secret history of costaguana [electronic resource]. Juan Gabriel Vásquez.

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  • ISBN: 9781101535240 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: From the author of The Sound of Things Falling, a "brilliant new novel" (New York Times Book Review) and one of the most buzzed about books of the year! "One of the most original new voices of Latin American literature." — Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature "Unlike anything written by his Latin American contemporaries" (The Financial Times) The Informers secured Juan Gabriel Vásquez's place as one of the most original and exuberantly talented novelist working today. Now he returns with an ingenious new novel of historical invention. On the day of Joseph Conrad's death in 1924, the Colombian-born José Altamirano begins to write and cannot stop. Many years before, he confessed to Conrad his life's every delicious detail—from his country's heroic revolutions to his darkest solitary moments. Those intimate recollections became Nostromo, a novel that solidified Conrad's fame and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Riverhead Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 276 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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