Peru: Biography of a Lost Poet

Javier Heraud Perez was a Peruvian of real promise. His father was a respected Lima lawyer, his older brother a brilliant electronics engineer doing postgraduate study in England, his family one of distinguished lineage. Two years ago, as a 19-year-old student of literature at Lima's Catholic University, Javier won acclaim as one of Peru's best young poets when he published his first volume, El Viaje (The Journey). In the world of the arts, he had many friends of the far left, but he seemed enough his own master to separate friendship from...

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