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El Naranjo / The Orange Tree - 93 edition

El Naranjo / The Orange Tree (ISBN10: 9708120316; ISBN13: 9789708120319)
ISBN13: 978-9708120319
ISBN10: 9708120316

Summary: Through the figure of the orange tree, emblematic symbol of the mestizaje, Fuentes creates a world of short stories that describe the miseries of the Spanish conquest of America, the horrors of the European wars and the exoticisms of the contemporary world. Its characters risk their lives, suffer injustices and live a life of unfulfilled ambitions - a Portuguese sailor throws a bottle to the sea, a Spanish soldier who lives amongst Indians acts as Cort s' interpreter, Cort s' son is
implicated in a conspiracy against the king, a Hollywood actor visits an Acapulco brothel.
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Summary: Through the figure of the orange tree, emblematic symbol of the mestizaje, Fuentes creates a world of short stories that describe the miseries of the Spanish conquest of America, the horrors of the European wars and the exoticisms of the contemporary world. Its characters risk their lives, suffer injustices and live a life of unfulfilled ambitions - a Portuguese sailor throws a bottle to the sea, a Spanish soldier who lives amongst Indians acts as Cort s' interpreter, Cort s' son is implicated in a conspiracy against the king, a Hollywood actor visits an Acapulco brothel. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Punto De Lectura
Year Published: 1993
International: No



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