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Andrea Víctrix

Andrea Víctrix

by Llorenç Villalonga

Translated by P. Louise Johnson

Published by: Fum d'Estampa Press

304 Pages, 5.12 x 7.75 x 1.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781916293946
  • Published: April 2021



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Part socio-political essay, part dystopian fiction, Andrea Víctrix presents a shockingly prescient vision of Palma, Mallorca in 2050. In comparing the anonymous narrator's 'traditional' 1960s values with a future society that has done away with family and gender, Villalonga sets up an intriguing interplay between the narrator and the androgynous Andrea Víctrix, so-called Director of Pleasure, in a powerfully satirical, sometimes ironic exploration of contemporary issues such as gender and sexuality, consumerism, environmental disaster and the politics of big business.