A house in the country: a novel

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Knopf, Feb 1, 1984 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The Ventura children--ranging in age from six to sixteen--pursue their own elaborate games on a magnificient estate in South America. When the adults leave for a picnic "the games" of the children erupt in destruction.

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This was a book I picked up many years ago because of the cover (Keith Sheridan gets a shout out for the design). Aventura trade editions are always such cool books that I didn't realize I had been ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
61
Section 3
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Jose Donoso was a Chilean writer. While he lived most of his life in Chile, he also spent many years in self-imposed exile in Mexico, the United States (Iowa), and Spain. After 1973 he claimed his exile was also a form of protest against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. He returned to Chile in 1981 and lived there until his death.

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