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Unknown Binding, 270 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Readers International
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Sophie
About fifty pages in, I wondered if this book was secretly brilliant, and I just wasn't clever enough to get it. But after reading every tortuous page, I've decided I don't care - I don't think it's brilliant. There's no plot, and I'm not even sure there are characters. The highlight - and I'll use that term very loosely - was the apparent interview with Dorfman hiding around page 250, in which Dorfman notes that this book was becoming "a bunch of illegible garbage" (his words, not mine - see pa ...more
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Dec 17, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Postmodern fiction, eat your heart out. Right from the core of the Allende revolution, with presentiments of Pinochet and a tangling of narrative unequaled in its haunting character.
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Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman is an Argentine-Chilean novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. A citizen of the United States since 2004, he has been a professor of literature and Latin American Studies at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina since 1985.

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