Tag Archives: Paraguay

Book Review: Travels With My Aunt

Travels With My Aunt, by Graham Greene This may certainly be a late novel by Graham Greene, but it is equally certainly an enjoyable novel to read and one that can charitably be called Nathanish.  Greene wrote many novels that … Continue reading

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Book Review: At The Tomb Of The Inflatable Pig

At The Tomb Of The Inflatable Pig:  Travels Through Paraguay, by John Gimlette Having become familiar with the author thanks to his humorous writing about his travels through the Guianas [1], I sought to read as much about the author … Continue reading

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Weep, Weep, Grey Bird, Weep

There are very few English-language works available that discuss the 1864-1870 Paraguayan War [1], but the finest I have come across is Roger Kohn’s Weep, Weep, Grey Bird, Weep, taken from a translation of a sad nationalistic Paraguayan poem. And … Continue reading

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