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The Feast of the Goat: A Novel

The Feast of the Goat: A Novel
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The Feast of the Goat

10 years, 8 months ago at Jan 12 18:11
This is a brilliant, but hard novel. Vargas Llosa deals brilliantly with the psychological profile of a people that admires the dictators and allows them, consequently, all the excesses. Essential.
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Description: Amazon.com Review Mario Vargas Llosa, a former candidate for the presidency of Peru, is better placed than most novelists to write about the machinations of Latin American politics. In The Feast of the Goat he offers a vivid re-creation of the Dominican Republic during the final days of General Rafael Trujillo's insidious and evil regime. Told from several viewpoints, the book has three distinctive, alternating strands. There is Urania Cabral, the daughter of Trujillo's disgraced secretary of state, who has returned to Santo Domingo after more than 30 years. Now a successful New York lawyer, Urania has never forgiven her aging ... (more)
Manufacturer: Picador
Release date: 9 November 2002
ISBN-10 : 0312420277 | ISBN-13: 9780312420277
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