Available in Spanish for the first time in the United States.From Rosario Ferr nominated for the National Book Award for The House on the Lagoon , her first work of fiction, long out of print in any edition, in the original Spanish and including a previously unpublished story and two poems.Papeles de Pandora contains the stories that first brought Rosario Ferr to the attention of Spanish language readers throughout the world In this collection, Ferr introduces her major theme the position of women in a fast changing but still patriarchal culture In La mu eca menor The Youngest Doll , a maiden aunt uses her skill at making honey filled dolls to get revenge La bella durmiente The Sleeping Beauty , recounts the brief life of a young dancer through letters and newspaper clippings that reveal much than they say And in Cuando las mujeres quieren a los hombres When Women Love Men , a society lady and a prostitute form a startling alliance after the death of the man they both loved Richly imagined, elegantly written, Ferr s stories are early proof of her stature among contemporary Latin American writers. Best Read [ Papeles de Pandora: cuentos ] By [ Rosario Ferré ] – bluevapours.co.uk
Rosario Ferr was born in Puerto Rico, where her father served as governor She was best known for her novels and short stories In 1992, Ferr was awarded the Liberatur Prix award at the Frankfurt Book Fair for the German translation of her novel Sweet Diamond Dust She was a finalist for the National Book Award for her novel The House on the Lagoon in 1995.
- 256 pages
- Papeles de Pandora: cuentos
- Rosario Ferré
- 20 September 2019 Rosario Ferré