Latin American Literature Series
Ariel Dorfman
Introduction by Andrei Codrescu

Told almost exclusively through dialogue, Konfidenz opens with a woman entering a hotel room and receiving a call from a mysterious stranger who seems to know everything about her and the reasons why she has fled her homeland. Over the next nine hours he tells her many disturbing things about her lover (who may be in great danger), the political situation in which they are enmeshed, and his fantasies of her. A terse political allegory that challenges our assumptions about character, the foundations of our knowledge, and the making of history, Konfidenz draws the reader into a postmodern mystery where nothing—including the text itself—is what it seems.

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Introduction by Andrei Codrescu
Publication: Latin American Literature Series
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 177
ISBN-13: 9781564782939
GTIN13: 9781564782939
Publication date: 6/1/2003
Language: eng
List price: $13.50