Death in the Andes: A Novel

Death in the Andes: A Novel

Mario Vargas Llosa


In a distant Andean village, 3 males have disappeared. Peruvian military corporal Lituma and his deputy Tomás were dispatched to enquire, and to protect the city from the Shining course guerrillas they imagine are accountable. however the townspeople don't belief the officials, and so they have their very own principles approximately what forces claimed the our bodies of the lacking males. To cross the time, and to deal with their homesickness, Tomás entertains Lituma nightly with the sensuous, surreal story of his precarious love affair with a wayward prostitute. His tales are intermingled with the continuing secret of the lacking men.

Death within the Andes is an atmospheric suspense tale and a political allegory, a breathtaking view of latest Peru from one of many world's nice novelists.

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