The Carreta

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I.R. Dee, 1994 - Fiction - 264 pages
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In the second of his six Jungle Novels, Traven brings his remarkable narrative talents to bear on the coming of age of a young Indian ox-cart driver and the oppressive world in which he must make his way. B. Traven is coming to be recognized as one of the narrative masters of the twentieth century. New York Times.

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Review: The Carreta (Jungle Novels #2)

User Review  - Peter Ibsen - Goodreads

It really is a shame that more people have not read B.Traven. His style and story telling is unfuckwithable. That being said I thought this was not as good as Government, the first book in the jungle ... Read full review

Review: The Carreta (Jungle Novels #2)

User Review  - Octavio Sánchez - Goodreads

Traven is now one of my favorites writer, He did not born in Mexico but I feel proud if considering himself as a Mexican, it would be a truly honor the writing is about Mexican culture. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

The mysterious B. Traven (1890e"1969) was born in Chicago, spent his youth in Germany as an itinerant actor and revolutionary journalist, became a seaman on tramp steamers, settled in Mexico in the early 1920s, and began recording his experience in novels and stories. In the United States his best-known novel is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

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