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Ballad of Another Time: A Novel
A haunting, almost uncanny tale of love and honor in which the three main characters move through a world of secret passions and silences. . . . [Set in Puerto Rico], scenes of impoverished farmers, madwomen, and men in coffee shops and cafes combine to form a blend of voices and landscapes whose essence can be distilled into three words: tobacco, coffee, and sugar. . . . ...more
Paperback, 122 pages
Published December 16th 2004 by University of Wisconsin Press
(first published September 1st 1987)
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José Luis González was a Puerto Rican essayist, novelist, short story writer, university professor, and journalist who lived most of his life in exile in Mexico due to his pro-independence political views. He is considered to be one of the most important Puerto Rican authors of the 20th century, particularly for his book Puerto Rico: The Four-Storeyed Country and Other Essays, which was first publ ...moreMore about José Luis González...