The Green House by Mario Vargas Llosa

The Green House

byMario Vargas Llosa

Paperback | February 1, 2005

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Mario Vargas Llosa's classic early novel takes place in a Peruvian town, situated between desert and jungle, which is torn by boredom and lust. Don Anselmo, a stranger in a black coat, builds a brothel on the outskirts of the town while he charms its innocent people, setting in motion a chain reaction with extraordinary consequences.

This brothel, called the Green House, brings together the innocent and the corrupt: Bonificia, a young Indian girl saved by the nuns only to become a prostitute; Father Garcia, struggling for the church; and four best friends drawn to both excitement and escape.

The conflicting forces that haunt the Green House evoke a world balanced between savagery and civilization -- and one that is cursed by not being able to discern between the two.

About The Author

Mario Vargas Llosa was born in Arequipa, Peru. He attended the University of San Marcos in Lima, and later obtained his doctorate from the University of Madrid. His novels include Conversation in the Cathedral, The Green House, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, In Praise of the Stepmother, The Notebooks of Don Rigoberto, and more recent...
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Title:The Green HouseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:February 1, 2005Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0060732792

ISBN - 13:9780060732790

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