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The Press Officer

Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Translated by Shaun Whiteside

‘The threat of Fujimori was well hidden. There was nothing we could do: the die was cast.’

Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Alvaro Vargas Llosa, son of the novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, was the press officer of Libertad. His account of the elections (Granta 36) is selected from the El diablo en campaña (The Devil on Campaign), a memoir of his father’s campaign for president, published in Spain and Latin America.

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Translated by Shaun Whiteside

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