Harsh Times

Mario Vargas Llosa

£20.00

Hardback

Fiction > Fiction in translation

ISBN: 9780571365654

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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATUREGuatemala, 1954.

A CIA-supported military coup topples the government.

Behind this violent act is a lie passed off as truth, which forever changed the development of Latin America: that those in power encouraged the spread of Soviet communism in the Americas. Mario Vargas Llosa has written a drama on a world stage, in which some persecutors end up as victims of the very plot they helped construct.

Ironic and sensual, provocative and redemptive, Harsh Times is a story of international conspiracies and conflicting interests in the time of the Cold War, the echoes of which are still felt today.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm