Books tagged: santiago chile

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Kleist, Cortés, and the Great Santiago Earthquake of 1647
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Fario. Category: Essay » Literature
It is generally agreed that the sources of Heinrich von Kleist's bloody tales are European, but Juan LePuen argues that, for those interested in the genesis of "Michael Kohlhaas" or "The Earthquake in Chile," such colonial American documents as Hernán Cortés's letters to Charles V make for lines of inquiry of no less promise than that of more conventional European sources.
South of Centre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,750. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In typical South American fashion, the lives of extraordinary characters unravel across an amazing desert landscape, revealing stories about miners, gypsies and "militaries." With quirky humour and unexpected twists, the story of Clorinda and her "Latino Clark Gable" runs across several decades of recent Chilean history.
Hard Bed Hotel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
When a major earthquake in Santiago, Chile heaves a washed-up Latino rock star into the path of a cemetery caretaker she falls head over heels with his ghost while he is helplessly attracted to her cigarettes.