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Mirror of Lida Sal, the (1967) [Collection]
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The reader can expect to travel thousands of years between stories and even within stories, through a sort of science fiction cast in reverse. Thus we pass through Asturias's stunning tropical portico into a land of 'green valleys, green volcanoes, green forests, green hills, and green, green lakes lakes beneath an unblemished blue sky'; we enter the world of Lida Sal, restlessly dissatisfied with her present condition. gliding through the mirror of the shimmering lagoon which 'absently dreams her'; and from where we plunge down into the depths of Guatemala's still largely unknown past on an hallucinatory journey for which our only possible guide is twentieth-century Guatemala's most representative writer, Miguel Angel Asturias. Hold on tight and enjoy your ride!

Original title: Espejo de Lida Sal
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore

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Edition #1: The Mirror of Lida Sal

The Mirror of Lida Sal (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Gilbert Alter-Gilbert
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The Mirror of Lida Sal (September 1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Pittsburgh, PA
Publisher: Latin American Literary Review Press
ISBN: 0935480838
Pages: 126

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