Hard Rain

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Readers International, 1990 - Fiction - 270 pages
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A look back at the artistic and political climate of the Allende period from this writers tragic perspective on Chile today.

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Dorfman is a critic and poet, as well as a novelist ( Widows, LJ 6/1/83; The Last Song of Manuel Sendero, LJ 1/87). His highly political and experimental first novel was written in 1972, in the midst ... Read full review

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About fifty pages in, I wondered if this book was secretly brilliant, and I just wasn't clever enough to get it. But after reading every tortuous page, I've decided I don't care - I don't think it's ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
11
Section 3
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About the author (1990)

Born in Buenos Aires in 1942, Ariel Dorfman is a Chilean citizen. A supporter of Salvador Allende, he was forced into exile and has lived in the United States for many years. Since writing his legendary essay, "How to Read Donald Duck", Dorfman has built up an impressive body of work that has translated into more than thirty languages. Besides poetry, essays and novels--"Hard Rain" (Readers International, 1990), winner of the Sudamericana Award; "Widows" (Pluto Press, 1983); "The Last Song of Manuel Sendero" (Viking, 1987); "Mascara" (Viking, 1988); "Konfidenz" (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1995)--he has written plays, including "Death and the Maiden", and produced in ninety countries. He has won various international awards, including two Kennedy Center Theatre Awards. With his son, Rodrigo, he received an award for best television drama in Britain for "Prisoners of Time" in 1996. A professor at Duke University, Dorfman lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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