A legendary classic of magic realism and the most important Mexican novel ever written - with a new foreword by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Juan Rulfo was born in Jalisco in Mexico in 1918 and died in 1986. He is the author of The Burning Plain, a collection of short stories. Pedro P.ramo is his only novel. An anthropologist by profession, Rulfo is the great voice of the peasant condition.
The essential Mexican novel, unsurpassed and unsurpassable ... extraordinary -- Carlos Fuentes A simplicity and profundity worthy of Greek tragedy ... Wuthering Heights located in Mexico and written by Kafka * Guardian * That night I didn't sleep until I'd read it twice; not since I had read Kafka's Metamorphosis in a dingy boarding house in Bogota, almost ten years earlier, had I felt so thunderstruck -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez Pedro Paramo is not only one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century world literature but one of the most influential of the century's books -- Susan Sontag