Book Reviews of Death in the Andes

Death in the Andes
ISBN-13: 9780140262155
ISBN-10: 0140262156
Publication Date: 2/1/1997
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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In a remote Andean village, three men have disappeared. Peruvian Army corporal Lituma and deputy Tomas investigate, but the townspeople resent and mistrust them. To pass the time, Tomas entertains Lituma with the tale of his affair with a prostitute, evocatively mingling past and present, the corporeal and the spiritual, asuspense story and a political allegory of contemporary Peru.
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Three workers have disappeared from a road project in the Andes and two military men live in fear outside the road camp, telling one another stories and waiting for ....

The author, who made a bid for President of Peru and lost, holds the Cervantes Prize, the highest award for literature in Spanish.