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The dream of the Celt

Autor: Mario Vargas Llosa; Edith Grossman
Editorial: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Edición/Formato:   book_printbook : Inglés (eng) : 1st American edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"In 1916, the Irish nationalist Roger Casement was hanged by the British government for treason. Casement had dedicated his extraordinary life to improving the plight of oppressed peoples around the world--especially the native populations in the Belgian Congo and the Amazon--but when he dared to draw a parallel between the injustices he witnessed in African and American colonies and those committed by the British  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Persona designada: Roger Casement
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Mario Vargas Llosa; Edith Grossman
ISBN: 9780374143466 0374143463 9780374533694 0374533695
Número OCLC: 759175002
Notas: "Originally published in Spanish in 2010 by Alfaguara Ediciones, Spain, as El sueño del Celta."
Descripción: 358 p. ; 24 cm.
Otros títulos: Sueño del Celta.
Responsabilidad: Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.

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"In 1916, the Irish nationalist Roger Casement was hanged by the British government for treason. Casement had dedicated his extraordinary life to improving the plight of oppressed peoples around the world--especially the native populations in the Belgian Congo and the Amazon--but when he dared to draw a parallel between the injustices he witnessed in African and American colonies and those committed by the British in Northern Ireland, he became involved in a cause that led to his imprisonment and execution. Ultimately, the scandals surrounding Casement's trial and eventual hanging tainted his image to such a degree that his pioneering human rights work wasn't fully reexamined until the 1960s."--Dust jacket.

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