[Item #29878] The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta. Mario Vargas LLOSA, Alfred MAC ADAM, novel, translation.

The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); gray cloth and paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 310, [2]pp. Hint of sunning to upper board edges, else Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with a single small adhesive strip from an old mylar protector at upper spine on verso.

A novel set "in the Peru of the near future, a country in the throes of an insurgency pitting a Cuban-Bolivian-backed revolutionary army against a failing Lima government and the U.S. Marines" (from the front flap). First published in Spainsh two years prior under the title La Historia de Mayta.

Price: $25.00

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