Ma·ri·o [mahr-ee-oh, mar‐; Spanish mah-ryaw], /ˈmɑr iˌoʊ, ˈmær‐; Spanish ˈmɑ ryɔ/, born 1936, Peruvian essayist and novelist.
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How to use Vargas Llosa in a sentence
Literature by Vargas Llosa, by Wendy Guerra, an exiled Cuban writer, and other lesser known writers as well as various magazines and newspapers complete the selection.
The party, which Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa once called “the perfect dictatorship,” has a long history of corruption.
Almost certainly politics of various sorts had something to with making Vargas Llosa wait so long for the honor.
If Vargas Llosa had never written a single novel, his nonfiction alone would have merited the Nobel.
An honor that the million plus in attendance (excluding perhaps Vargas Llosa) will certainly not protest.
British Dictionary definitions for Vargas Llosa
(Jorge) Mario (Pedro) born 1936, Peruvian novelist, writer, and political figure. His novels include The City and the Dogs (1963), Conversation in the Cathedral (1969), The Storyteller (1990), and The Notebok of Don Rigoberto (1998). In 1990 he stood unsuccessfully for the presidency of Peru. He won the Nobel Prize in literature 2010
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