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El pequeño salvaje
El pequeño salvaje

El pequeño salvaje

FICTION

128 Pages, 5.25 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $21.95 (US $21.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: November 2012

ISBN 9788415130666

Rights: US & CA

Editorial Impedimenta (Nov 2012)

Price: $21.95
 
 

Overview

Narrated in a piercing style, this novel tells of a famous young boy who is found in late September of 1797 in the forests of French Languedoc by three hunters and who goes on to frighten and mesmerize all of France. This so-called wild child wanders the woods, completely naked and hairy, having adopted the manners of an animal. Once captured, he begins his journey through France, visiting both mental institutions and refined lounges, where he becomes little more than a sideshow attraction.Narrada de modo desgarrador, esta novela recuenta la historia del célebre niño quien es descubierto a finales de septiembre del 1797 en los bosques del Languedoc francés por tres cazadores y quien llega a asustar y fascinar a toda Francia. Este llamado niño salvaje anda por los bosques, completamente desnudo y peludo, con los modales de un animal. Una vez capturado, comienza su peregrinación por Francia, visitando tanto instituciones mentales como salones refinados, donde se convierte en poco menos que una atracción de feria.

Reviews

"[A] rollicking collection of . . . good, old-fashioned, funny, suspenseful, head–shaking stories."  —New York Times on Wild Child: And Other Stories

"T. C. Boyle, a virtuoso craftsman, is one of the reasons readers do love short stories. . . . Among Boyle's gifts are his roaring intelligence and a curiosity that has led him over the years to develop a masterly range of subjects and locales."  —Washington Post on Tooth and Claw

Author Biography

T. C. Boyle is an American novelist and short story writer who has published 22 novels and short story collections and whose stories have been included in numerous anthologies and periodicals. Among his honors and awards are the the 1988 PEN/Faulkner Award, the 1998 PEN/Malamud Award, and five O. Henry Awards. He is a distinguished professor of English at the University of Southern California, where he founded the creative writing program. His novels include Drop City,The Road to Wellville, Talk Talk, Tooth and Claw, and The Tortilla Curtain, and his short story collections include Descent of Man, Greasy Lake, If the River Was Whiskey, and Without a Hero. He lives near Santa Barbara, California. Juan Sebastián Cárdenas is a literary critic, translator, and writer. He is the author of Carreras delictivas.