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
Penguin 128pp. 0-14-026621-6 $14.00
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.
Penguin 400 pp. 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
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
“Castellanos traces the events leading up to a
rebellion by the oppressed Mayan Indians of
Chiapas, Mexico...Has an excitingly swift
Penguin 368pp. 0-14-026833-2 $20.00
LA MUERTE DE ARTEMIO CRUZ
A political boss reflects on the agonizing life
he has led—his betrayal of his friends, his ide-
als, and his country.
Penguin 272pp. 0-14-025582-6 $13.95
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
Penguin 96pp. 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.
Penguin 464pp. 0-14-025578-8 $15.00
NOTICIA DE UN SECUESTRO
In 1990 the Medellin drug cartel held ten
hostages. García Márquez interviewed the
hostages, read their diaries, and reconstructed
their experiences with immense insight and detail.
Penguin 336pp. 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
Sue Monk Kidd
LA VIDA SECRETA DE LAS ABEJAS
Translated by Laura Paredes
The phenomenal runaway New York Times
Bestseller, The Secret Life of Bees, now for the
first time in Spanish, from “a truly original
Southern voice.” (Anita Shreve).
Penguin 304pp. 0-14-303579-7 $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.
Penguin 368pp. 0-14-025883-3 $15.00
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.
Penguin 160pp. 0-14-026631-3 $13.00
LAS UVAS DE LA IRA
Translated by Maria Coy
Spanish language edition of The Grapes of Wrath.
Penguin 592pp. 0-14-200253-4 $15.00
Mario Vargas Llosa
LOS CUADERNOS 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
Penguin 384pp. 0-14-027472-3 $15.00