The Green House
Mario Vargas Llosa's classic early novel takes place in a Peruvian town, situated between desert and jungle, which is torn by boredom and lust. Don Anselmo, a stranger in a black coat, builds a brothel on the outskirts of the town while he charms its innocent people, setting in motion a chain reaction with extraordinary consequences.
This brothel, called the Green House, brings together the innocent and the corrupt: Bonificia, a young Indian girl saved by the nuns only to become a prostitute; Father Garcia, struggling for the church; and four best friends drawn to both excitement and escape.
The conflicting forces that haunt the Green House evoke a world balanced between savagery and civilization -- and one that is cursed by not being able to discern between the two.
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Review: The Green HouseUser Review - Wesley Schonborn - Goodreads
Well, the paper they printed it on smells nice and the typeface is pleasant. The first part was promising. It seemed to be leading up to something. And I always approve of subverting the will of the ... Read full review
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This novel is Llosa in his prime.Full of mystery,romance,humor and history.The writing is so addictive and poetic that open up any page and you are trapped in world that you can leave only reluctantly ...
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The Green House (Spanish: La casa verde) is a 1966 novel by Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa. The green house of the title is a bar and bordello at the ...
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Chapter one, "Postmodernist Parody and Modernist Exemplification," explains that although both The Green House and Captain Pantoja and the Special Service ...
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Mario Vargas Llosa Criticism (Vol. 85)
Another story, The Green House, portrays numerous characters from both the ... For example, in The Green House he employs a montage-like arrangement of ...
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At its center is Cpl. Lituma, a civil guard whose name first appeared in Vargas Llosa's The Green House (1966) and then reappeared almost 20 years later in ...
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