An advertising copywriter in his forties seeks release from his physical, real life into an imaginary one inhabited by fictional characters. " Latin American literature has few great secrets still to divulge to the English-speaking world; but one of them is the Uruguayan novelist Juan Carlos Onetti."--Guardian (UK)
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Acknowledged as one of the great Latin American writers of the twentieth century, Juan Carlos Onetti was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1909. For many years he worked as a journalist in Buenos Aires. His novels include The Well, No Man s Life, and his best known work, The Shipyard. He was awarded Uruguay s national literature prize in 1963 and Spain s prestigious Cervantes Prize in 1980. He lived in Madrid until his death in 1994.Language Notes:
Text: English, Spanish (translation)
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Book Description Serpent's Tail, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111852423013