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The News From Paraguay
The News From Paraguay
Author: Lily Tuck
For him it began with a bright blue parrot feather that fell from Ella Lynch's hat when she was horseback riding in the Bois de Boulogne. The year was 1854, and Francisco Solano Lopez -- "Franco," the future dictator of Paraguay -- began his courtship of the young, beautiful Irishwoman with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and a horse named Mathilde...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060934866
ISBN-10: 0060934867
Publication Date: 12/1/2004
Pages: 248
Rating:
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2.8 stars, based on 37 ratings
Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 4
Took me a long time (like 80 pages) to really adapt to the writing style. There are many, many characters and their introductions are brief. However, I'm glad I stuck with it because it is an amazing, frustrating, scenic story. It is an historical fiction and really interesting.
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Exciting and informative historical fiction. Good read.
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A National Book Award winner. A good book, but very sad.
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Helpful Score: 2
An unusual story, told from many perspectives but with great feeling. Very sad, too.
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An amazing story - beautifully written and engaging!
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