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Recommended historical fiction books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into historical fiction here are some historical fiction books from Peru for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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A Long Petal of the Sea : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 3.5     31 Votes
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting works in [Isabel Allende’s] long career.”—The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Esquire • Good Housekeeping • Parade In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succ... continue

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Harsh Times

Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
Guatemala, 1954. A CIA-supported military coup topples the government. Behind this violent act is a lie passed off as truth, which forever changed the development of Latin America: that those in power encouraged the spread of Soviet communism in the Americas.
Recommended: 16 Oct 2022


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