A World for Julius: A Novel
Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2004 - 430 pagina's
††††Julius was born in a mansion on Salaverry Avenue, directly across from the old San Felipe Hippodrome. Life-size Disney characters and cowboy movie heroes romp across the walls of his nursery. Out in the carriage house, his great-grandfather’s ornate, moldering carriage takes him on imaginary adventures. But Julius’s father is dead, and his beautiful young mother passes through her children’s lives like an ephemeral shooting star. Despite the soft shelter of family and money, hard realities overshadow Julius’s expanding world, just as the rugged Andes loom over his home in Lima.
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When we think of Peruvian authors, we think of Nobelist Mario Vargas Llosa. Having read this novel, I hope more people will become acquainted with Peruvian author Alfredo Bryce Echenique. A World for ... Volledige review lezen
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Militza recommendation. If it would not have been for the very good (though very sad and depressing ending), it would have been a total waste of time. Very slow moving and repetitious at times. Hard to take so much about extremely shallow and snobby people. Volledige review lezen