Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman is a Chilean-American author, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist known for his works that explore the cultural and political issues of Latin America and the United States.

Books

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  1. 1. Death And The Maiden

    In a post-dictatorship country, a former political prisoner, Paulina, encounters a man whom she believes to be her former torturer. She takes him captive and subjects him to a mock trial, seeking justice for the atrocities she endured. As the tension escalates, the play delves into themes of truth, revenge, and the complex aftermath of trauma, challenging the audience to question the blurred lines between victim and perpetrator in a society grappling with its dark past.

    The 7925th Greatest Book of All Time