Springtime In A Broken Mirror

April 16, 2019|
Springtime In A Broken Mirror by Mario Benedetti
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An extraordinary story of love and exile, from one of the great masters of the Latin American novel

''Having news from you is like opening a window''

Santiago is trapped. Taken political prisoner in Montevideo after a brutal military coup, he can do nothing but write letters to his family, and try to stay sane. Far away in a different country, his father tries to adjust to life in exile, his nine-year-old daughter marvels at the big city, and his beautiful, careworn wife finds herself irresistibly drawn to another man, as day by day Santiago edges closer to freedom.

Told with tenderness and fury through the voices of a family torn apart by history, Springtime in a Broken Mirror asks whether shattered lives can ever truly be mended.

''A masterful novel ... a remarkable collage of unique perspectives - or shards from that eponymous broken mirror'' The National
Mario Orlando Hamlet Hardy Brenno Benedetti, known as Mario Benedetti, was a Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet. He is considered one of the most important 20th century Latin American writers, especially in the Spanish-speaking world. A revolutionary and a passionate romantic, Benedetti wrote of love, anger, political resistance ...
Title:Springtime In A Broken Mirror
Product dimensions:192 pages, 7.9 X 5.1 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 7.9 X 5.1 X 0.5 in
Published:April 16, 2019
Publisher:Penguin Uk
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780241302620

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