El Llano in flames (Paperback)
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El Llano in flames (Paperback)

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Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 21/10/2019
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For a writer so reserved in what he saw into print, Juan Rulfo has had a disproportional influence on writers of literature in Spanish, and beyond, on a par with Borges and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. El Llano in flames provides a pithy and moving expression of life in central and western Mexico in the decades following the Revolution. These stories have the quality of an oral testimony to harsh years, delivered in a spare and exquisite voice. They are amongst the best short stories ever written. This new translation marks the first time this masterpiece of Latin American literature been made available to English-language readers beyond North America since the book was first published in Spanish in 1953.

Publisher: Structo Press
ISBN: 9780995632011
Number of pages: 216


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Juan Rulfo didn't write more than three hundred pages, but they are almost as many and, I believe, as durable as those we're acquainted with from Sophocles.' - Gabriel Garcia Marquez; 'You can read Rulfo's slight but dense body of work in a couple of days, but that represents only a first step into territories that are yet to be definitively mapped. Their exploration is one of the more remarkable journeys in literature.' - The Guardian; '[Translator Stephen Beechinor] has taken to heart the landscape and mood of the collection: a realm of narrow choices, stark, arid land and crushing poverty. The parallels with Mexico and other countries today are unavoidable, while Rulfo's language still speaks powerfully out of his own experience.' - Republic of Consciousness Prize

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