Fiction: Yo el supremo

Author: Augusto Roa Bastos
-Fiction
-US Release Date: N/A
-Reviewed by:Millie Torrance ; Sacramento Public Library

Paraguayan novelist and poet, Augusto Antonio Roa Bastos, who received the Cervantes Prize in letters in 1989, recounts in this modern Latin American classic and masterpiece, the imagined life of the last royal governor voted dictator, Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia while covering more than 100 years of Paraguayan history.