The Neighborhood

The Neighborhood

A Novel

Book - 2018 | First American edition
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One day Enrique, a high-profile businessman, receives a visit from Rolando Garro, the editor of a notorious magazine that specializes in salacious exposés. Garro presents Enrique with lewd pictures from an old business trip and demands that he invest in the magazine. Enrique refuses, and the next day the pictures are on the front page. Meanwhile, Enrique's wife is in the midst of a passionate and secret affair with the wife of Enrique's lawyer and best friend. When Garro shows up murdered, the two couples are thrown into a whirlwind of navigating Peru's unspoken laws and customs, while the staff of the magazine embark on their greatest exposé yet.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780374155124 (cloth)
0374155127 (cloth)
Branch Call Number: FIC VARGAS LLOSA
Characteristics: 244 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Grossman, Edith 1936-- Translator

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This literary thriller and mystery set against the backdrop of 1990s Peru, where corruption and crime are rampant, follows two high-society couples being blackmailed. A gritty noir by an award-winning author. Translated from the original Spanish.

This literary thriller and mystery set against the backdrop of 1990s Peru, where corruption and crime are rampant, follows two high-society couples being blackmailed. A gritty noir by an award-winning author. Translated from the original Spanish.


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