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Huerto Cerrado

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Alfredo Bryce Echenique is one of the most widely-read and most widely translated Latin American authors of recent decades, yet this is the first critical edition that makes his work available to students of Hispanic literatures in the English-speaking world. Combining humor and informal language to explore adolescence in middle-class Peru, this edition provides ready poin ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 15th 2008 by Manchester University Press (first published April 1990)
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"Dos indios", cuento número uno, es de esos textos donde me siento un poco nabo, estúpido, etc. Hubo algo que no entendí. Seguro es muy obvio y de leerlo con atención (y no subiendo y bajando escaleras del subte) lo lograría. Típico cuento de escritor sudamericano en Europa, nada del otro mundo se podría decir, pero si yo escribiese un cuento así estaría mirándome al espejo diciéndome lindo una semana.

"Con Jimmy, en Paracas", cuento número dos. Jo-der. ("...acababa de ponerme una mano sobre la p
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Nacido dentro de una prominente familia de banqueros, sus padres fueron Francisco Bryce Arróspide y Elena Echenique Basombrío de Bryce. Su tatarabuelo, José Rufino Echenique, fue presidente del Perú en 1851, y su familia está relacionada con la francesa Flora Tristán y con el barón Clemens Althaus de Hesse.

Bryce Echenique, educado en el seno de la oligarquía limeña, cursó sus estudios primarios, e
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