[ vahr-guh s yoh-suh; Spanish bahr-gahs yaw-sah ]
/ ˈvɑr gəs ˈyoʊ sə; Spanish ˈbɑr gɑs ˈyɔ sɑ /
Mario,born 1936, Peruvian essayist and novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for vargas llosa
/ (Spanish ˈbarɣas ˈʎosa) /
(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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