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Death in the Andes

Mario Vargas Llosa

Death in the Andes

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Published by Penguin in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Edith Grossman.
ContributionsGrossman, Edith, 1936-
The Physical Object
Pagination275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16086332M
ISBN 100140262156

Death in the Andes is both a fascinating detective novel and an insightful political allegory. Mario Vargas Llosa offers a panoramic view of Peruvian society, from the recent social upheaval to the cultural influences in its past.


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"Death in the Andes" is the first book I've read by Mario Vargas Llosa, the Peruvian Nobel Prize winner. It will not be the last. The book follows Corporal Lituma (who I gather is the main character of a number of Llosa novels), a police officer assigned to a poor community in /5.

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Life and Death in the Andes is a beautifully crafted book that brings to vivid life one of the most spectacular and mysterious landscapes on the planet.” – Scott Wallace, author of The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted TribesReleased on: Decem Death in the Andes is divided into two parts, of five and four chapters respectively, and an epilogue.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Mario Vargas Llosa. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Vargas Llosa might intend an explicit commentary on contemporary politics in Peru. ''Death in the Andes'' is fascinating without being fully satisfactory; although Mr. Vargas Llosa has written masterpieces in the past. Life and Death in the Andes is a beautifully crafted book that brings to vivid life one of the most spectacular and mysterious landscapes on the planet.” — Scott Wallace, author of The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes "MacQuarrie is a master storyteller whose cinematic eye always shines through." — Edward Morris.

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Get this from a library. Death in the Andes. [Mario Vargas Llosa; Edith Grossman] -- "In this novel, simultaneous plot lines ranging from an investigation by Corporal Lituma of a mysterious disappearance, to his deputy's love affair with a prostitute, to an Andean community.

Death in the Andes by Mario Vargas Llosa My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page Three men disappear from a small mining village in the Peruvian Andes. The army sends two investigators, Corporal Lituma and his adjutant Tomás, to get to the bottom of the apparent murders.

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And she did say it, but she was mumbling in Quechua while the saliva gathered at the corners of her toothless. Death in the Andes is that novel. Originally published in in Barcelona, as Lituma en los Andes, the new book is Vargas Llosa's first work of fiction since his political adventure.

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‎Set in an isolated, rundown community in the Peruvian Andes, Vargas Llosa's novel tells the story of a series of mysterious disappearances involving the Shining Path guerrillas and a local couple performing cannibalistic sacrifices with strange similiarities to the Dionysian rituals of ancient Greec 4/5(13).

Death is seen as an extension of vitality. Living with the Dead in the Andes considers recent research by archaeologists, bioarchaeologists, ethnographers, and ethnohistorians whose work reveals the diversity and complexity of the dead-living interaction.

The book’s contributors reap the salient results of this new research to illuminate. Book Review: Death in the Andes The high Andean Cordillera of Peru is where Mario Vargas Llosa weaves this tale.

Tomasito, a young Lieutenant, finds himself stationed in Naccos – a desolate and dying town commenced with a now closed mine and surviving by building and rebuilding a road that’s continuously buried by landslides but leads.

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Still others, like freelance anthropologists Chris and Ed Franquemont, went into the Andes in search of a research project. In fact I wouldn’t have bothered finishing the book at all if it weren’t for the fact that I needed to read a book set in Peru for a reading challenge. However, there are plenty of very positive reviews of Death in the Andes here and elsewhere so don’t take my non-fantasy-loving brain’s word on it ()/5(28).

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