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Peruvian writer and politician Mario Vargas Llosa

The Latin American Fiction "Boom."

Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa. He is one of the leading figures in the recent boom in Latin American fiction. His novels include Aunt Julia and The Scriptwriter and The War of the End of the World. The latter won the Ritz Paris Hemingway Award. Vargas Llosa's books were banned and burned in Peru by the military in the late 60s.


Other segments from the episode on April 18, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 18, 1988: Interview with Mario Vargas Llosa; Review of Daryl Sherman's album "She's a Great Great Girl"; Interview with Chris Connor; Commentary on the television…


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