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Men of Maize

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Published in 1949, this novel was the first great experiment in what came to be known as magic realism. It remains one of the most challenging and significant Latin American novels to have appeared this century. With unsurpassed audacity and inventiveness, it traces the shattering impact of internal colonialism, private property and market economics on the descendants of the Mayan Indians, as modernisers destroy of way of life based on corn as a sacred plant.
The d.j. is slightly scuffed, but without any tears or chipping, and the page edges are a little discoloured. The book is otherwise in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Asturias, Miguel Angel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1988
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
086091190X
ISBN-13:
9780860911906
Publisher:
Verso
Title:
Men of Maize

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Published in 1949, this novel was the first great experiment in what came to be known as magic realism. It remains one of the most challenging and significant Latin American novels to have appeared this century. With unsurpassed audacity and inventiveness, it traces the shattering impact of internal colonialism, private property and market economics on the descendants of the Mayan Indians, as modernisers destroy of way of life based on corn as a sacred plant.
The d.j. is slightly scuffed, but without any tears or chipping, and the page edges are a little discoloured. The book is otherwise in very good condition.

Author(s):
Asturias, Miguel Angel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1988
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
086091190X
ISBN-13:
9780860911906
Publisher:
Verso
Title:
Men of Maize

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