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ISBN: 9780571288632 - The War of the End of the World
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The War of the End of the World

Mario Vargas Llosa

ISBN: 9780571288632
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Edition: Main
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Inspired by a real episode in Brazilian history, this book tells the story of an apocalyptic movement, led by a mysterious prophet, in which prostitutes, beggars and bandits establish Canudos, a new republic, a libertarian paradise.

 

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'A modern tragedy on the grand scale.' Salman Rushdie The War of the End of the World is one of the great modern historical novels. Inspired by a real episode in Brazilian history, Mario Vargas Llosa tells the story of an apocalyptic movement, led by a mysterious prophet, in which prostitutes, beggars and bandits establish Canudos, a new republic, a libertarian paradise.
 
 

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