Touchstones Essays on Literature Art and Politic

Touchstones Essays on Literature Art and Politic

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Author: Mario Vargas Llosa

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 354


WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE One of Latin America's most garlanded novelists--and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature--Mario Vargas Llosa is also an acute and wide-ranging cultural critic and an acerbic political commentator. Touchstones collects Vargas Llosa's brilliant readings of seminal twentieth-century novels, from Heart of Darkness to The Tin Drum; incisive essays on political and social thinkers; and contemporary pieces on 9/11 and the immediate aftermath of the war in Iraq. Fantastically intelligent, inspired, and surprising, Touchstones is a landmark collection of essays from one of the world's leading writers and intellectuals.
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Author: Mario Vargas Llosa

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 354


WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE One of Latin America's most garlanded novelists--and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature--Mario Vargas Llosa is also an acute and wide-ranging cultural critic and an acerbic political commentator. Touchstones collects Vargas Llosa's brilliant readings of seminal twentieth-century novels, from Heart of Darkness to The Tin Drum; incisive essays on political and social thinkers; and contemporary pieces on 9/11 and the immediate aftermath of the war in Iraq. Fantastically intelligent, inspired, and surprising, Touchstones is a landmark collection of essays from one of the world's leading writers and intellectuals.