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Death in the Andes

(1996)
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In a remote Andean village, three men have disappeared. Peruvian Army corporal Lituma and his deputy Toms have been dispatched to investigate, and to guard the town from the Shining Path guerrillas, whom they presume are responsible. But the townspeople resent and mistrust them, and Lituma is baffled by their mystical practices as well as by reports of violent deaths nearby. To pass the time, and to cope with their homesickness, Toms entertains Lituma nightly with the sensuous, surreal tale of his precarious love affair with a wayward prostitute. Evocatively intermingling the corporeal and the spiritual, a suspense story and political allegory, Mario Vargas Llosa offers a panoramic view of contemporary Peru.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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"Peru's best novelist - one of the world's best." - John Updike


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October 1996 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death in the Andes
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-571-17548-1 / 978-0-571-17548-2 (UK edition)
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February 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death in the Andes
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-374-14001-4 / 978-0-374-14001-4 (USA edition)
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February 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: In the Andes
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-614-15474-X / 978-0-614-15474-0 (USA edition)
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October 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death in the Andes: A Novel
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-312-42725-5 / 978-0-312-42725-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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November 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death in the Andes
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-571-17549-X / 978-0-571-17549-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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May 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death in the Andes
Author(s): Mario Varga Llosa
ISBN: 0-571-19102-9 / 978-0-571-19102-4 (UK edition)
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February 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death in the Andes
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-14-026215-6 / 978-0-14-026215-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death in the Andes
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
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Title: Death in the Andes: A Novel
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
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