Books Like The Challenge by Mario Vargas Llosa | Suggested Reading

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Edited by Roberto Gonzales Echevarria, The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories (1999) is a collection of the work of more than fifty writers. Ranging from the sixteenth century to the present, this anthology enables the reader to follow the development of short fiction in Latin America.

Vargas Llosa's memoir, A Fish in the Water (1994) traces the author's experiences from his early days of strife with his father through his military school years and impressive career as an author to his days as a presidential candidate. Because it is autobiographical, this book allows the reader insight into Vargas Llosa's background as well as into the author himself.

Vargas Llosa's The War of the End of the World (1981) is considered by many to be the author's masterpiece and has, therefore, received considerable critical attention. It is the story of a Brazilian preacher whose apocalyptic prophecies earn...

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