The Dream of the Celt: A Novel by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated from the original Spanish by Edith Grossman

I prefer historical fiction to biography.Β  An individual seldom lives up to the mythology arises around celebrity.Β  I didn’t enjoy reading about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s descent into alcoholism, Edna St. Vincent Millay losing her identity in what some of her friends seem to have felt was an abusive marriage or Hemingway’s general pettiness.Β  Or worse, find out that in between those moments of brilliance (as … Continue reading The Dream of the Celt: A Novel by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated from the original Spanish by Edith Grossman