The Adventures And Misadventures Of Maqroll
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THE ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES OF MAQROLL
by Alvaro Mutis
translated by Edith Grossman
published by The New York Review of Books
Maqroll the Gaviero (the Lookout) is one of the most alluring and memorable characters in the fiction of the last twenty-five years. His extravagant and hopeless undertakings, his brushes with the law and scrapes with death, and his enduring friendships and unlooked-for love affairs make him a Don Quixote for our day, driven from one place to another by a restless and irregular quest for the absolute. Álvaro Mutis's seven dazzling chronicles of the adventures and misadventures of Maqroll have won him numerous honors and a passionately devoted readership throughout the world. Here for the first time in English all these wonderful stories appear in a single volume in Edith Grossman's prize-winning translation.
- paperback: 700 pages
- product dimensions: 127 x 203 mm
- ISBN: 9780940322912