The University of Wisconsin Press
Fiction / Latin America
A World for Julius
Alfredo Bryce Echenique
Translated by Dick Gerdes, with a new foreword by Julio Ortega
Irene Vilar, Series Editor
“Echenique is the best writer in Peru.”
Julius’s father is dead, and his beautiful young mother passes through her children’s lives like an ephemeral shooting star. Set in Lima, A World for Julius has been translated into many languages and adapted for film and television.
“Like the best of Dickens’s novels, A World for Julius is a great, fat book that completely engages a reader with its characters and places.”
New York Times Book Review
Alfredo Bryce Echenique was born in Lima in 1939 and is the award-winning author of more than a dozen works of fiction and nonfiction.
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450 pp. 6 x 9
Paper $19.95 t
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