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Pedro Páramo

Pedro Páramo

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"One of the best novels in Hispanic literature, and in literature as a whole."--Jorge Luis BorgesThe highly influential masterpiece of Latin American literature, soon to be a Netflix film, now published in a new, authoritative translation, and featuring a foreword by Gabriel García MárquezA masterpiece of the surreal that influenced a generation of writers in Latin America, Pedro Páramo is the otherworldly tale of one man's quest for his lost father. That man swears to his dying mother that he will find the father he has never met--Pedro Páramo--but when he reaches the town of Comala, he finds it haunted by memories and hallucinations. There emerges the tragic tale of Páramo himself, and the town whose every corner holds the taint of his rotten soul. Although initially published to a quiet reception, Pedro Páramo was soon recognized as a major novel that has served as a touchstone text for writers including Mario Vargas Llosa and José Donoso. Now published in a new translation from the definitive Spanish edition by celebrated Rulfo scholar Douglas J. Weatherford, and featuring a foreword by Gabriel García Márquez, this new edition of the novel cements its place as one of the seminal literary texts of the twentieth century.


Author: Juan Rulfo
Publisher: Grove Press
Published: 11/14/2023
Pages: 144
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.40w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9780802160935

About the Author
Juan Rulfo (1918-1986) was born in Sayula, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. His collection of short stories, The Burning Plain, and Pedro Páramo established him as a major literary figure in Latin America.

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