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The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
by Luis Sepúlveda




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Nestled deep in the Ecuadoran jungle stands the remote river town of El Idilio, where widower Antonio Jose Bolivar seeks refuge in the tear-jerking novels brought to him from the brothel downstream. But the love stories offer Bolivar only temporary relief from what he judges to be the increasing stupidity of modern man--and the task he must complete. Winner of Spain's Tigre Juan Prize.

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Overview

Nestled deep in the Ecuadoran jungle stands the remote river town of El Idilio, where widower Antonio Jose Bolivar seeks refuge in the tear-jerking novels brought to him from the brothel downstream. But the love stories offer Bolivar only temporary relief from what he judges to be the increasing stupidity of modern man--and the task he must complete. Winner of Spain's Tigre Juan Prize.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780156002721
  • ISBN-10: 0156002728
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: July 1995
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27 pounds

Series: Harvest in Translation

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