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The Cubs and Other Stories by [Llosa, Mario Vargas]
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The Cubs and Other Stories Kindle Edition


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Length: 164 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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The Cubs and Other Stories is Mario Vargas Llosa's only volume of short fiction available in English. Vargas Llosa's domain is the Peru of male youth and machismo, where life's dramas play themselves out on the soccer field, on the dance floor and on street corners.

The title work, The Cubs, tells the story of the carefree boyhood of PP Cuellar and his friends, and of PP's bizarre accident and tragic coming of age.

In a candid and perceptive foreword to this collection of early writing, Vargas Llosa provides background to the volume and a unique glimpse into the mind of the artist.

About the Author

Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's foremost author and the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1994 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and in 1995 he won the Jerusalem Prize. His many distinguished works include The Storyteller, The Feast of the Goat, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, Death in the Andes, In Praise of the Stepmother, The Bad Girl, Conversation in the Cathedral, The Way to Paradise, and The War of the End of the World. He lives in London.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 383 KB
  • Print Length: 164 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (16 August 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0095SSETC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,417,412 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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