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Three Plays

Three Plays

The Young Lady from Tacna, Kathie and the Hippopotamus, La Chunga

Mario Vargas Llosa; Translated by David Graham-Young

Hill and Wang

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In these three plays—each introduced by the author—Mario Vargas Llosa, the internationally acclaimed novelist and a cultural and political figure in Peru, explores the complexities of Peruvian society and the writer's imagination.

Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Prize For Literature

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THE YOUNG LADY FROM TACNA
A Play in Two Acts
To Blanca Varela
INTRODUCTION
Lies that tell the truth
Although generally one might say that The Young Lady from Tacna explores such themes as old age, pride,...

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Mario Vargas Llosa; Translated by David Graham-Young

Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's foremost author and the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1994 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and in 1995 he won the Jerusalem Prize. His many distinguished works include The Storyteller, The Feast of the Goat, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, Death in the Andes, In Praise of the Stepmother, The Bad Girl, Conversation in the Cathedral, The Way to Paradise, and The War of the End of the World. He lives in London.

Mario Vargas Llosa

Morgana Vargas Llosa

David Graham-Young

Work in Progress essay by Vargas Llosa

Learn about Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize

Paris Review Interview with Vargas Llosa

A New York Times profile on Vargas Llosa

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