Where Great Books Begin: The Plain in Flames

They Have Given Us the Land

“After walking for so many hours without coming upon even a shadow of a tree, not even the seed of a tree, not even a root of anything, you can hear dogs barking…”

The Plain in Flames (Joe R. and Teresa Lozana Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)

Juan Rulfo is most important author of twentieth-century Mexico, having written only two books—the novel Pedro Páramo (1955) and the short story collection El llano en llamas (1953).  The Plain in Flames by Juan Rulfo, in a  wonderful translation by Ilan Stavans and Harold Augenbraum, is available @: http://www.amazon.com/Flames-Teresa-Lozano-American-Culture/dp/0292743858


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