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The Harp and the Shadow

(1978)
A novel by

 
 
"An extraordinary display of historical inquisitiveness and stylistic maturity."-The New York Times Book Review

Exploring the consequences of the European discovery of the Americas and challenging the myth of Columbus, Alejo Carpentier-"the father of magical realism"-studies the first meetings of the Western and American cultures and the tragic consequences of tarnished and abandoned idealism.

    

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Hardback Editions

May 1990 : USA Hardback

Title: The Harp and the Shadow: The Beatification of Christopher Columbus: A Novel
Author(s): Alejo Carpentier
ISBN: 0-916515-71-0 / 978-0-916515-71-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mercury House, Inc.
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Paperback Editions

October 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Harp and the Shadow
Author(s): Alejo Carpentier
ISBN: 1-56279-133-8 / 978-1-56279-133-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mercury House
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January 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Harp and the Shadow
Author(s): Alejo Carpentier
ISBN: 0-233-98747-9 / 978-0-233-98747-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd
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January 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Harp and the Shadow
Author(s): Alejo Carpentier
ISBN: 1-56279-024-2 / 978-1-56279-024-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mercury House
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