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The kingdom of this world

Author: Alejo Carpentier; Harriet De Onís
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Series: FSG classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this orgy of voodoo, race hatred, madness, and erotomania, Alejo Carpentier records the destruction of King Henri Christophe's black regime, which was built on the same corruption and contempt for human life that brought down French rule while embodying its same hollow grandeur of false elegance attained only through slave labor.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejo Carpentier; Harriet De Onís
ISBN: 0374530114 9780374530112
OCLC Number: 62766137
Notes: Originally published in English: New York : Knopf, 1957.
Description: xii, 180 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: FSG classics.
Other Titles: Reino de este mundo.
Responsibility: Alejo Carpentier ; translated by Harriet de Onís.
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In this orgy of voodoo, race hatred, madness, and erotomania, Alejo Carpentier records the destruction of King Henri Christophe's black regime, which was built on the same corruption and contempt for human life that brought down French rule while embodying its same hollow grandeur of false elegance attained only through slave labor.

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