Divine Punishment

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Price
$30.00
Publisher
McPherson
Publish Date
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.5 X 1.5 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781620540145
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Reviews

"Set in the Nicaraguan city of Leon in the 1930s, and based on a true story, it concerns the case of Oliverio Castaneda, a young charmer and social climber accused of killing neighbors, patrons, and lovers by poisoning. ... Hilarious, riveting, beautifully constructed and written." -- Dan Bellm "PEN"
..". Rami?rez extends Flaubert's techniques to a whole society, which becomes a true microcosm of Central America... Between the fullness of comedy and the imminence of tragedy, Sergio Rami?rez has written the great novel of Central America -- the novel that it was necessary to have..." -- Carlos Fuentes "--"
Between the fullness of comedy and the imminence of tragedy, Sergio Ram rez has written the great novel of Central America the novel that it was necessary to have in order to reach an intimacy with its peoples, to visit the edge between their traditional recalcitrance and their potential for renewal. . . -- Carlos Fuentes "-----"
"As with the works of Henry James, Divine Punishment is an epic of consciousness. But unlike them, the consciousness stirred here is not individual but collective ... Sergio Ram rez draws one of the most formidable portraits of bourgeois hypocrisy ever written in Latin America ..." -- Tom s Eloy Mart nez "----------"