The book portraying both a totalitarian government and its damaging psychological effects. Drawing from his experiences as a journalist writing under repressive conditions, Asturias employs such literary devices as satire to convey the government’s transgressions and surrealistic dream sequences to demonstrate the police state’s impact on the individual psyche.
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Review: The PresidentUser Review - Rachel (OfBooksAndTeaBags) - Goodreads
One of those books you read for class because you have to. Honestly to me, it read like a Spanish telenovela. And then to have to write a critical book review (more like a paper based on one small ... Read full review
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A grim, sometimes satirical portrait of life under a totalitarian regime in an unidentified Latin American country. Read full review