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The Green House - Gregory Rabassa, Mario Vargas Llosa
The Green House
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Mario Vargas Llosa's classic early novel takes place in a Peruvian town, situated between desert and jungle, which is torn by boredom and lust. Don Anselmo, a stranger in a black coat, builds a brothel on the outskirts of the town while he charms its innocent people, setting in motion a chain... show more
Mario Vargas Llosa's classic early novel takes place in a Peruvian town, situated between desert and jungle, which is torn by boredom and lust. Don Anselmo, a stranger in a black coat, builds a brothel on the outskirts of the town while he charms its innocent people, setting in motion a chain reaction with extraordinary consequences. This brothel, called the Green House, brings together the innocent and the corrupt: Bonificia, a young Indian girl saved by the nuns only to become a prostitute; Father Garcia, struggling for the church; and four best friends drawn to both excitement and escape. The conflicting forces that haunt the Green House evoke a world balanced between savagery and civilization -- and one that is cursed by not being able to discern between the two.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060732790 (0060732792)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Podzielam opinię wielu, że konstrukcja książki trochę dziwaczna. Jednak dla mnie Llosa to niemal guru, dlatego starałem się zrozumieć o co chodziło pisarzowi. Wydaje mi się że tytułowy zielony dom, to symbol domu utraconego. W dżungli żyją plemiona, które są na siłę cywilizowane, porywa się małe dzi...
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