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Recommended English books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you speak English here are some English books from Guatemala for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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I, Rigoberta Menchu : An Indian Woman in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchu EN

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A Nobel Peace Prize winner reflects on poverty, injustice, and the struggles of Mayan communities in Guatemala, offering “a fascinating and moving description of the culture of an entire people” (The Times) Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechistic work as an expression of political r... continue

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Popul Vuh

Popul Vuh by Anonymous EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Recommended: 10 Jan 2023

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The President by Miguel Asturias EN

Rating: 4     5 Votes
Description:
The President tells the story of a ruthless dictator and his schemes to dispose of a political adversary in an unnamed country usually identified as Guatemala. Drawing on his experience as a journalist writing under repressive conditions, Miguel Angel Asturias provides a blazing indictment of totalitarian government and its damaging psychological effects on society - from the harvest of terror to cowardice, to sycophancy, to treachery and intrigue, and the total sacrifice of human values to lust for power. Written in a language of freedom and originality, full of extraordinary symbolism, bitin... continue
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Recommended: 27 Feb 2022


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