The Feast of the Goat: A Novel by Mario Vargas Llosa

"The Feast of the Goat" is a historical novel set in the Dominican Republic during the rule of dictator Rafael Trujillo. It follows the story of Urania Cabral, a successful lawyer returning to her homeland after 30 years of self-imposed exile, and her struggle to confront the traumatic past that led to her departure. The narrative alternates between Urania's personal story and the brutal regime of Trujillo, providing a stark depiction of political tyranny and its effects on individual lives.

The 1268th greatest book of all time


Published
2000
Nationality
Peruvian
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
137,000
Original Language
Spanish

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