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True and false romances : stories and a novella

Author: Ana Lydia Vega; Andrew Hurley
Publisher: London ; New York : Serpent's Tail, ©1994.
Series: Masks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of offbeat stories by a Puerto Rican woman. In Solutions, Inc., a detective agency helping women find evidence for divorce is, ironically, run by an ideal husband, Just One Small Detail is a spoof on the traditional whodunit and Deliverance from Evil is on ghosts.
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Vega, Ana Lydia, 1946-
True and false romances.
London ; New York : Serpent's Tail, ©1994
(OCoLC)621294611
Named Person: Ana Lydia Vega; Ana Lydia Vega
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Lydia Vega; Andrew Hurley
ISBN: 1852422726 9781852422721
OCLC Number: 32130867
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: "A paperback original"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 261 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: True romances --
Aerobics for love --
Deliverance from evil --
Solutions, Inc. --
Just one small detail --
Série noire --
Consolation prize --
Eye-openers --
Miss Florence's trunk.
Series Title: Masks.
Responsibility: Ana Lydia Vega ; translated by Andrew Hurley.

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In her collection of short stories, Puerto Rican writer Ana Lydia Vega exposes machismo, Caribbean-style. Using pastiches of genre fiction - the thriller, the bodice ripper - she turns the tradition  Read more...

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?The eight short stories and novella in this collection cock a snook at different genres of fiction...a glowing collection? Cosmopolitan ?Machismo, rampant sexuality, blood and voyerism are the Read more...

 
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