The News from Paraguay: A Novel

By: Tuck, Lily

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The year is l854. In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and ahorse named Mathilde. Ella follows Franco to Asuncion and reigns there as his mistress. Isolated and estranged in this new world, she embraces her lover's ill-fated imperial dream -- one fueled by a heedless arrogance that will devastate all of Paraguay.With the urgency of the narrative, rich and intimate detail, and a wealth of skillfully layered characters, The News from Paraguay recalls the epic novels of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa.

Title: The News from Paraguay: A Novel

Author Name: Tuck, Lily

Categories: General,

Publisher: HarperPerennial:

ISBN Number: 0060934867

ISBN Number 13: 9780060934866


Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 010244961