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Hell Has No Limits (1966) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

This grimly vivid novel evokes the sweetness and despair during one fateful day in the collective existence of Estacion El Olivo, a decayed community marked for doom as surely as Donoso's central character, the transvestite dancer/prostitute la Manuela, whose virginal daughter operates the brothel out of which she/he works.

La Manuela is menaced both by his would-be protector, the local politician/land baron who wants to raze Estacion El Olivo for his expanding vineyards, and by a coldly vengeful trucker, nursing a lifetime of hurts, deprivation, and suppressed sexual ambiguity. The lives of this trio - past and present - are indelibly forged in the novel's stunning climax, which combines a shocking act of violence in the present with a bizarre erotic encounter from decades before.

Original title: El lugar sin lÝmites
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction
FictionFantasyLiterary FantasyMagical Realism
FictionGay & LesbianTransgender/transvestite

Edition #1: Hell Has No Limits

Hell Has No Limits (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Suzanne Jill Levine
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Manifested in:

Hell Has No Limits (September 15, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA
Publisher: Green Integer
ISBN: 9781892295149
Dimensions: 4.3 x 6 x 0.5
Pages: 164

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