The Resource The way to paradise, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Natasha Wimmer

The way to paradise, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Natasha Wimmer

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The way to paradise
Title
The way to paradise
Statement of responsibility
Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Natasha Wimmer
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Language
eng
Summary
'In Mario Vargas Llosa's latest novel there are two stories - that of Paul Gauguin, the Post-Impressionist painter, and that of Paul Gauguin's grandmother, Flora Tristan ...what makes the novel so illuminating is the continuity between their parallel lives ...the novel is highly accomplished and teems with characters, ideas and incident - Gauguin and Flora may have thought they were masters of their own destiny, but this novel powerfully suggests that even that may have been an illusion - like paradise itself.' Literary Review 'Vargas Llosa's storytelling gifts are pretty much unrivalled, and they don't desert him this time either. His recreation of the tactile, sensuous, brilliant, whiffy details of the everyday is superb ...a fabulously abundant book.' Financial Times 'The Way to Paradise weaves an extraordinarily rich double fantasia around Gauguin's life, strenuously explores qualities in the works, and sets moral issues in a far wilder, more real historical world ...riveting stuff, beautifully written, wild, exact, and visually stunning.' Independent
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1936-
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Vargas Llosa, Mario
Dewey number
863.64
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
fiction
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Wimmer, Natasha
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  • Gauguin, Paul
  • Tristan, Flora
  • Painters
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The way to paradise, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Natasha Wimmer
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
424 pages
Isbn
9780571220380
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The way to paradise, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Natasha Wimmer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
424 pages
Isbn
9780571220380
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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