New York: Hill & Wang, 1970. First American edition. Hardcover. 264pp. Octavo [21 cm] Brown cloth with gilt title on the backstrip. Very good./Near fine. Spine of jacket sun faded. Item #16200
This work is the first novel in the reclusive author's 'Jungle Novels'. The 'Jungle' novels chronicle the exploitation of the native peoples living in 'monterias', or mahogany logging camps of the rain forests of Chiapas, by the wealthy Spanish landowners during the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.