Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

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Mario Vargas Llosas brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the authors youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals. The first is his aunt Julia, recently divorced and thirteen years older, with whom he begins a secret affair. The second is a manic Mario Vargas Llosas brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the authors youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals. The first is his aunt Julia, recently divorced and thirteen years older, with whom he begins a secret affair. The second is a manic radio scriptwriter named Pedro Camacho, whose racy, vituperative soap operas are holding the citys listeners in thrall. Pedro chooses young Marito to be his confidant as he slowly goes insane. Interweaving the story of Maritos life with the ever-more-fevered tales of Pedro Camacho, Vargas Llosas novel is hilarious, mischievous, and masterful, a classic named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review .

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Mario Vargas Llosas brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the authors youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals. The first is his aunt Julia, recently divorced and thirteen years older, with whom he begins a secret affair. The second is a manic Mario Vargas Llosas brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the authors youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals. The first is his aunt Julia, recently divorced and thirteen years older, with whom he begins a secret affair. The second is a manic radio scriptwriter named Pedro Camacho, whose racy, vituperative soap operas are holding the citys listeners in thrall. Pedro chooses young Marito to be his confidant as he slowly goes insane. Interweaving the story of Maritos life with the ever-more-fevered tales of Pedro Camacho, Vargas Llosas novel is hilarious, mischievous, and masterful, a classic named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review .
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Title Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter Height 12.6
Mario Vargas Llosa Width 2.2
ISBN-13 9780571167777 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0571167772 Spine Width
Publisher Faber And Faber (penguin India) Pages 416
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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