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The Discreet Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa
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really liked it
bookshelves: contemporary, nobel-winner, south-american

Intriguing pair of stories about standing up for what is right even when it is against common practice and good sense. My biggest complaint is that Llosa would interpolate scenes from different times without warning, sometimes in the middle of a conversation. As I got used to this, I could see that they were (perhaps) recollections of events & conversations that occurred earlier that the 'present' had evoked but it was disconcerting and confusing.
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Reading Progress

January 13, 2016 – Started Reading
January 13, 2016 – Shelved
January 13, 2016 – Shelved as: contemporary
January 13, 2016 – Shelved as: nobel-winner
January 13, 2016 – Shelved as: south-american
January 14, 2016 –
page 92
28.22%
January 16, 2016 –
page 195
59.82%
January 19, 2016 – Finished Reading

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