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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

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Mario Vargas Llosa's brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the author's youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals.

The first is his aunt Julia, recently divorced and thirteen years older, with whom he begins a secret affair. The second is a manic radio scriptwriter named Pedro Camacho, whose racy, vituperative soap operas are holding the city's listeners in

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Publisher:Picador
ISBN:9781429921459
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Trajectory Index

Words: 148,012
Unique Words: 9,477
Complexity Index: 59
Reading Level: 12.1
Avg Sentence (words): 28.74
Avg Word (chars): 4.20
Chapters: 27
Paragraphs: 1,545
Adult Reading Time: 9:52
Sentiment: -0.001
Intensity: 0.090
People: 467
Places: 239
Brands: 37
Things: 293
SAT Words: 1,453
Trajectory China 300: 235
TOEFL Words: 142
IELTS Words: 424
Nouns 53.5%
Verbs 25.0%
Adjectives 13.2%
Adverbs 5.1%
Other 3.1%
Profanity: 61
Explicit Activity: 27
Violence: 99

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