An exciting series of affordable paperback editions of some of
the twentieth century’s foremost authors writing in Spanish.
LOS DE ABAJO
The story of Demetrio Macías, a modest,
peace-loving Indian, who is forced to side with
the rebels to save his family during the
Mexican Revolution. 128 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026621-6 $11.95
LA AUTOPISTA DEL SUR
Y OTROS CUENTOS
Edited by Aurora Bernárdez
A young Argentinian girl spends her summer
vacations in a country house where a tiger
roams and a man reading a mystery realizes
too late that he is the murderer’s victim. “A
first-class literary imagination at work.”— The
New York Times Book Review. 400 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025580-X $14.95
Adolfo Bioy Casares
LA INVENCIÓN DE MOREL
Set in Paraguay, this offspring of a fantastic
imagination is an achievement of realism with
curious surrealist overtones. “I don’t think it
would be an imprecision or a hyperbole to
qualify it as perfect.”—Jorge Luis Borges.
Penguin 112pp. 0-14-026084-6 $12.00
Augusto Roa Bastos
HIJO DE HOMBRE
A soul-stirring novel of the difficult existence
of the Paraguayan people by one of the most
important Latin American writers of this cen-
tury. 320 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026083-8 $12.95
LOS PASOS PERDIDOS
“A novel of remarkable beauty, intellectual
worth, absorbing interest, and genuine origi-
nality.”—The Saturday Review (London).
Penguin 256pp. 0-14-026193-1 $13.95
OFICIO DE TINIEBLAS
“This epic story of class conflict is widely
acclaimed as one of the great Latin American
novels. In a vivid style Castellanos traces the
events leading up to a rebellion by the
oppressed Mayan Indians of Chiapas,
Mexico...Has an excitingly swift pace.”
—Kirkus. “A page-turner...nothing less than a
masterpiece.”—Booklist. “Castellanos wrings
poetry from local rumor.”—The New York Times
Book Review. 368 pp.
Penguin Ediciones 0-14-026833-2 $20.00
LA MUERTE DE ARTEMIO CRUZ
Taking the reader into the soul of 20th-century
Mexico, this is the story of a political boss
reflecting on the agonizing life he has led—his
betrayal of his friends, his ideals, and his coun-
try. 272 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025582-6 $13.95
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
VISTA DEL AMANECER EN EL TRÓPICO
Through a succession of short flashes full of
color and rhythm, Cabrera Infante retells the
history of Cuba and its people, from its discov-
ery and conquest up to the last year before
Castro’s revolution. Winner of the 1997 Miguel de
Cervantes Prize. 224 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026286-5 $11.95
Federico García Lorca
Perhaps the most famous book of poetry writ-
ten in Spanish in the 20th century, this volume
masterfully conveys the richness of Lorca’s
native Andalusia. 96 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025583-4 $11.00
Gabriel García Márquez
EL AMOR EN LOS TIEMPOS DEL CÓLERA
The “aromatic fumes” of a lover’s poison
introduce the story of an unrequited love that
survives fifty-one years, nine months, and four
days. 368 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025578-8 $15.00
NOTICIA DE UN SECUESTRO
In 1990 the Medellin drug cartel held ten
hostages in an attempt to force the Colombian
government to meet their demands. Márquez
interviewed the hostages, read their diaries,
and reconstructed their experiences with
immense insight and detail. 336 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026247-4 $15.00
DEL AMOR Y OTROS DEMONIOS
Set in the lush, coastal tropics of 18th-century
colonial Columbia, this is the story of Sierva
Maria and the priest Cayetano Delaura, whose
chaste love affair leads to their destruction.
Penguin 208pp. 0-14-024559-6 $14.00
EL LABERINTO DE LA SOLEDAD
Y OTROS CUENTOS
“Essential to an understanding of Mexico and,
by extension, Latin America and the third
world.”— The Village Voice. 400 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025883-3 $15.00
Juan Carlos, a self-styled Don Juan, finds out
he is dying of tuberculosis in his small
Argentine town of Vallejos. The various
women in his life dote on him, only to see their
own lives erode. 240 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025579-6 $11.95
CUENTOS DE AMOR
DE LOCURA Y DE MUERTE
Here are the stories of sickness, family tragedy,
personal despair, courage, hard work, and
human endurance that make Quiroga one of
the first Latin American masters of the short
story. 160 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026631-3 $13.00
REDOBLE POR RANCAS
The extraordinary chronicle of humble people
of simple truth and dignity taking arms
against outrageous fortune. “Lit by flashes of
Swiftian humor, this dark thundercloud of a
novel hovers over a surrealist landscape,
bloodstained and terrible.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Penguin 272pp. 0-14-026585-6 $12.95
UN VIEJO QUE LEÍA NOVELAS DE AMOR
“Gripping and passionate...keenly recount-ed...full of poetry.”— The New York Times.
Penguin 192pp. 0-14-027141-4 $14.00
f LAS UVAS DE LA IRA
Spanish Language edition of The Grapes of Wrath
Penguin 592pp. 0-14-200253-4 $15.00
Mario Vargas Llosa
LOS CUARDERNOS DE DON RIGOBERTO
“Vargas Llosa's most enjoyable novel since
Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter...outrageously
entertaining.”—Kirkus. “Deliciously challenging, delightfully lurid.”—Booklist. “An
amazingly seductive work...comic, erotic,
pedantic and mysterious—and it’s never
dull.”— The San Francisco Chronicle. 384 pp.
Penguin 0-14-027472-3 $15.00