The Pond: Puerto Rico's 19th-Century Masterpiece

  • Publish Date: 2009-10-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Manuel Zeno-Gandia

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First published in 1894, this was widely acknowledged as the first major novel to emerge from Puerto Rico. The bitter melodrama offers stark contrasts: the beautiful Puerto Rican countryside, a veritable Garden of Eden; yet within it, starved, diseased human beings cling desperately to life.

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