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A New York Times Notable Book of 2007

From Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa comes The Bad Girl, a
...splendid, suspenseful, and irresistible novel]. . . A contemporary love story that explores the mores of the urban 1960s--and 70s and 80s.--The New York Times Book Review

Ricardo Somocurcio is in love with a bad girl. He loves her as a teenager known as Lily in Lima in 1950, when she flits into his life one summer and disappears again without explanation. He loves her still when she reappears as a revolutionary in 1960s Paris, then later as Mrs. Richardson, the wife of a wealthy Englishman, and again as the mistress of a sinister Japanese businessman in Tokyo. However poorly she treats him, he is doomed to worship her. Charting Ricardo's expatriate life through his romances with this shape-shifting woman, Vargas Llosa has created a beguiling, epic romance about the life-altering power of obsession.

  • ISBN-13: 9780312427764
  • ISBN-10: 031242776X
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 288