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The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

de Bernieres, L

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ISBN 10: 0436200031 / ISBN 13: 9780436200038
Editore: Secker & Warburg, London, 1990
Condizione: As New Rilegato
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1st UK and true 1st edition. An extremely nice copy in mylar-protected dj. Codice inventario libreria 000042

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Titolo: The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

Casa editrice: Secker & Warburg, London

Data di pubblicazione: 1990

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro:As New

autografato: Signed by Author(s)

Edizione: 1st Edition

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Riassunto:

This rambunctious first novel by the author of the bestselling Corelli's Mandolin is set in an impoverished, violent, yet ravishingly beautiful country somewhere in South America. When the haughty Dona Constanza decides to divert a river to fill her swimming pool, the consequences are at once tragic, heroic, and outrageously funny. "Walks a precarious edge between slapstick and pathos, never once losing its balance."--Washington Post Book World.

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Louis de Bernières's sardonic pen has concocted a spicy olla podrida of a novel, set in a fictitious Latin American country, with all the tragedy, ribaldry, and humor Bernières can muster from a debauched military, a clueless oligarchy, and an unconventional band of guerrillas. There's a plague of laughing, a flood of magical cats, and a torture-happy colonel. The cities, villages, politics, and discourse are an inspired amalgam of Latin Americana, but the comedy, horror, adventure, and vibrant individuals are pure de Bernières. This masterpiece, the first of a trilogy, is followed by Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, and The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman.

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