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Harp and the Shadow
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Publisher Mercury House
Publication date October 1, 2007
Pages 170
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781562791339
ISBN-10 1562791338
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Original list price $17.00
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

"An extraordinary display of historical inquisitiveness and stylistic maturity."-The New York Times Book Review

Exploring the consequences of the European discovery of the Americas and challenging the myth of Columbus, Alejo Carpentier-"the father of magical realism"-studies the first meetings of the Western and American cultures and the tragic consequences of tarnished and abandoned idealism.

Alejo Carpentier (1904–1980) is considered one of the fathers of modern Latin American literature. He lived in Cuba, France, and Venezuela.

Thomas Christensen and Carol Christensen have translated the works of Julio Cortázar, Laura Esquivel, and Carlos Fuentes.

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