The Feast of the Goat: A Novel

The Feast of the Goat: A Novel

Mario Vargas Llosa


Haunted all her lifestyles by means of emotions of terror and vacancy, forty-nine-year-old Urania Cabral returns to her local Dominican Republic - and reveals herself reliving the occasions of l961, while the capital was once nonetheless known as Trujillo urban and one previous guy terrorized a country of 3 million. Rafael Trujillo, the wicked in poor health dictator whom Dominicans name the Goat, controls his internal circle with a mixture of violence and blackmail. In Trujillo's gaudy palace, treachery and cowardice became a lifestyle. yet Trujillo's clutch is slipping. there's a conspiracy opposed to him, and a Machiavellian revolution already underway that might have bloody effects of its personal. during this 'masterpiece of Latin American and global literature, and one of many best political novels ever written' (Bookforum), Mario Vargas Llosa recounts the tip of a regime and the delivery of a bad democracy, giving voice to the ancient Trujillo and the sufferers, either blameless and complicit, drawn into his lethal orbit.

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