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The Villagers is a story of the ruthless exploitation and extermination of an Indian village of Ecuador by its greedy landlord. First published in , it is here available for the first time in an authorized English translation. Deeply moving in the dramatic intensity of its relentless evolution and stark human suffering, Icaza's novel has been translated into eleven foreign languages, including Russian and Chinese, and has gone through numerous editions in Spanish, including a revised and enlarged edition in , on which this translation is based, but it has never before been authorized for translation into English.

His first novel, but not his first published work, The Villagers is still considered by most critics as Icaza's best, and it is widely acclaimed as one of the most significant works in contemporary Latin American literature.

Thirty years after its original publication in Ecuador, The Villagers still carries a powerful message for the contemporary world and an urgent warning. The conditions here portrayed prevail in these areas, even today. Trying to scrape together a living, utilized at will as Leer comentario completo.

A gripping and tragic tale of an Ecuadorian native and his fate at the hands of the local landowner, Don Pereira. In the vein of Steinbeck, the book is a statement and protest against the treatment of The author, Jorge Icaza , was born in , in Quito, Ecuador, where he still lives and where he owns and manages a book store. A dramatist and a short-story writer as well as a novelist, Icaza is the author of over fifteen plays, collections of stories, and six novels.

His most recent novel, El Chulla Romero y Flores , appeared in The translator, Bernard M. Dulsey, who received his doctorate from the University of Illinois, is prose fiction editor for Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia for the Handbook of Latin American Studies , the yearly publication of the Library of Congress, and a contributor to various scholarly journals in this country and abroad.

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