«In Praise of the Stepmother» in Spanish with a Parallel Translation

Book In Praise of the Stepmother (Elogio de la Madrastra) in Spanish
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69%
Original title: 
Elogio de la Madrastra
Author: 
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Language: 
Spanish
Difficulty: 
B1
Year: 
1988
Number of pages: 
68

In Praise of the Stepmother is a novel by the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, published in 1988. The main character, Don Rigoberto, marries Lucrecia. He has a son Alfonsito, a boy of angelic appearance with mind that seems pure and bright. Soon, the reader discovers that all of the characters, and especially Alfonsito, are full of naughty desires. Everyone who reads this book will be surprised and feel the full range of emotions.