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The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

De Bernieres, Louis

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ISBN 10: 0688111297 / ISBN 13: 9780688111298
Edité par Morrow, 1991
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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First Edition (first U.S. printing). The first novel by the author of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN, a story of love and politics in South America that begins when a wealthy woman tries to divert the village river to fill her swimming pool. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Fine/Fine but for a light price sticker shadow to the rear dust jacket panel. Signed by De Bernieres on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 71867

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Titre : The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

Éditeur : Morrow

Date d'édition : 1991

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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When the haughty Don+a1a Constanza diverts the village river to fill her swimming pool, the government is convinced that guerillas are to blame, and it dispatches the brutal Figueras and his men to find them. 15,000 first printing. $10,000 ad/promo.

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Louis de Bernières's sardonic pen has concocted a spicy olla podrida of a novel, set in a fictitious Latin American country, with all the tragedy, ribaldry, and humor Bernières can muster from a debauched military, a clueless oligarchy, and an unconventional band of guerrillas. There's a plague of laughing, a flood of magical cats, and a torture-happy colonel. The cities, villages, politics, and discourse are an inspired amalgam of Latin Americana, but the comedy, horror, adventure, and vibrant individuals are pure de Bernières. This masterpiece, the first of a trilogy, is followed by Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, and The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman.

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