Ten Best Novels from Latin America

Posted on April 25, 2014 • Filed under: Culture, Latin America News

The 10 best Latin American books of all time – telegraph.co.uk
The best novels by Latin American authors or set in Latin America from One Hundred Years of Solitude to The Alchemist

The Time of the Hero

Mario Vargas Llosa (1963)

The debut novel of the experimental writer sometimes described as “the national conscience of Peru”, this story of teenage boys at a military academy has shades of Lord of the Flies. The outraged academy authorities burned 1,000 copies on publication.


Julio Cortázar (1963)

Pablo Neruda said that those who do not read this great Argentinean author are suffering from “a serious invisible disease”. This ludic, meandering and multiple-ended “counter-novel” is about lovers who refuse to make arrangements. REMAINING 8 NOVELS READ HERE

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