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The war of the end of the world

Author: Mario Vargas Llosa
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "War of the End of the World" is one of the great modern historical novels. Inspired by a real episode in Brazilian history, Mario Vargas Llosa tells the story of an apocalyptic movement, led by a mysterious prophet, in which prostitutes, beggars and bandits establish Canudos, a new republic, a libertarian paradise.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 9780571288632 0571288634
OCLC Number: 779244559
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: This translation originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1981; London: Faber, 1984.
Description: 750 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Guerra del fin del mundo.
Responsibility: Mario Vargas Llosa.

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