The Harp and the Shadow

Alejo Carpentier, Author, Thomas Christensen, Translator, Carol Christensen, Translator Mercury House $14.95 (176p) ISBN 978-1-56279-024-0
Although this book about Christopher Columbus lacks the scale of The Lost Steps , its introspective prose and pointed irony show why Cuban writer Carpentier is often considered the father of magical realism. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 01/01/1992
Release date: 01/01/1992
Hardcover - 159 pages - 978-0-916515-71-3
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