Dreaming of the Delta

Dreaming of the Delta

Perla Suez
Rhonda Dahl Buchanan
  • 12/12/2014
  • 9780896728981
  • 978-0-896-72898-1
  • Paperback
  • 128
  • 0 lbs.7 oz.
$ 24.95

Description

With Dreaming of the Delta, Perla Suez joins the ranks of other prominent Argentine writers who have incorporated the horrors of the violent period of the Proceso de Reorganizaci≤n Nacional. Highly experimental, this novel is a tale of secrecy, betrayal, and violence that reflects on a personal scale the national struggle for power and control at the height of the dictatorship of 1976 to 1983. And though violence takes center stage, it is played out in a private drama that unfolds in a mansion on the shores of the Paranß River in the province of Entre Rφos. Like the timeless river itself, SuezÆs words ebb and flow across the pages, leaving in their wake volatile voids that suggest to the reader that what is not disclosed is as powerful as what is revealed. With a skeletal prose that blurs the line between novel, theater, and film, Suez condenses decades of cruelty and longing into a few brief hours.

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