El llano en llamas
Publish date: May 28th 2000
Pages no: 210
Edition language: Spanish
The short stories in this collection--and some of them are very short, telling of just one incident--do an amazing job of evoking the landscape and climate of the region of Mexico described. It sounds like desert (more specifically, it sounds like the Colorado Desert in CA/AZ, which extends into Mex...
I happened to read this book in the middle of doing research about the Mexican Revolution and that made thing make more sense than they would have if things were different. The whole revolutionary process was messy and took its toll on the Mexican people. I hate to imagine that the sickening feeling...
Staggering, bleak page-turners that leave you wanting more—more stories, more Rulfo. Each story is complete—nothing left wanting and nothing extraneous.Imagine stories told by a character from one of Cormac McCarthy’s southwestern novels. Imagine that character retelling a story by Flannery O’Connor...