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12 edition of The news from Paraguay found in the catalog.

The news from Paraguay

a novel

by Lily Tuck

  • 385 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Perennial in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLily Tuck.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.U236 N49 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13571957M
ISBN 100060934867
ISBN 109780060934866
OCLC/WorldCa57139247

Isolated and estranged in this new world, she embraces her lover's ill-fated imperial dream -- one fueled by a heedless arrogance that will devastate all of the urgency of the narrative, rich and intimate detail, and a wealth of skillfully layered characters, The News from Paraguay recalls the epic novels of Gabriel García.   ‎The News from Paraguay on Apple Books ‎The year is l In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and ahorse named Mathilde. Ella follows Franco to Asunción and reigns there as his mistress/5(12).

"The News from Paraguay" (reviewed by Sebastian Fernandez ) "Franco was unanimously elected Gefe Supremo y General de los Ejercitos de la Republica del Paraguay by the ninety-two deputies who were too afraid to speak out and vote against him. Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scores the decisive penalty in a shootout as Brazil beat Paraguay to reach the Copa America semi-finals. Read more Posted at 17 Jun

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The News from Paraguay ended up being a mindless reading book that I needed as my obligations could not focus entirely on this book. As I have studied South America, this book provided little new information for me, and I would have preferred a nonfiction book about the same time period/5.

“THE NEWS FROM PARAGUAY captures the physical beauty of an exotic land in Tuck’s characteristically exact, evocative prose.” (Publishers Weekly) “Elegant the author’s research is impressive a rich and rewarding read.” (Publishers Weekly)Cited by: 2. This is the question that I ask about Ella Lynch, the central character of Lily Tuck's THE NEWS FROM PARAGUAY.

Ella, a divorcee living in Paris, moves from her Russian lover to Franco, the son of the dictator of Paraguay. Judging Ella on 21st century norms, she was an abused woman and with that mindset the reader wants to know why she stayed.3/5(53).

Novem • Lily Tuck's novel of 19th century Paraguay wins the National Book Award for fiction. Tuck, awarded the prize for her novel The News From Paraguay.

With the urgency of the narrative, rich and intimate detail, and a wealth of skillfully layered characters, The News from Paraguay recalls the epic novels of Gabriel García Márquez and Mario Vargas Llosa. An historical epic that tells an unusual love story, The News from Paraguay offers a kaleidoscopic portrait of 19th century Paraguay, a largely untouched wilderness where European and American figures mix with the Spanish aristocracy of the capital and the indigenous peoples from the surrounding areas.

With the urgency of the narrative, rich and intimate detail, and a wealth of skillfully layered characters, The News from Paraguay recalls the epic novels of Gabriel García Márquez and Mario Vargas /5(6). The News from Paraguay: A Novel by Lily Tuck The year is In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and ahorse named Mathilde.

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The News from Paraguay Overview. The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck starts when Ella Lynch, a divorcee living in Paris inmeets Francisco Solano Lopez, the heir to the Paraguayan throne.

Ella becomes Franco’s mistress and agrees to move to Paraguay with. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The News from Paraguay Ella Lynch is beauitiful, young, and divorced. Living in 19th Paris she catches the eye of an up-and-coming military ruler (Franco) from South America.

He courts her voraciously but she is not quite impressed. National Book Foundation > Books > The News from Paraguay. The News from Paraguay Winner, National Book Awards for Fiction. ISBN Harper Perennial. Lily Tuck. More about this author > Get This BOOK.

Amazon. A historical epic that tells an unusual love story, The News from Paraguay offers a kaleidoscopic portrait of 19th-century Paraguay, a largely untouched wilderness where Europeans and North Americans intermingle with both the old Spanish aristocracy and native Guaran' Indians.5/5(1).

The notorious Irish courtesan who also inspired Anne Enright’s The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch presides regally over Tuck’s impressively researched, lushly written latest. The episodic tale picks up (the historical) “Ella” Lynch’s story in in Paris, where she attracts the attention of Paraguayan prince regent Francisco Solano Lopez (“Franco”), who appropriates the statuesque.

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Through the eyes of a legion of characters from all sectors of society, Lily Tuck gives us the distressing news from mid-nineteenth century Paraguay: fictionalized but true stories of war, disease, and poverty inflicted upon a beautiful country by a maniacal dictator.

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The year is l In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch. Ella follows Franco to Asunción and reigns there as his mistress. Isolated and estranged in this new world, she embraces her lover's ill-fated imperial dream -- one fueled by a heedless arrogance that will devastate all of Paraguay.

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