«The Kingdom of This World» in Spanish with a Parallel Translation

Book The Kingdom of This World (El reino de este mundo) in Spanish
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Original title: 
El reino de este mundo
Author: 
Language: 
Spanish
Difficulty: 
B2
Year: 
1949
Number of pages: 
68

The Kingdom of This World is a short novel by the Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier, published in 1949. The plot is based on the history, beliefs, and people of Haiti. In this book, magical realism is woven into the events of the XVIII century extremely difficult times for this region. The text addresses many problems including slavery, murder, and descent of the world into chaos.