A Taste of Ecuador: The Collected Stories of Eugenia Viteri by Eugenia Viteri,LS Thomas

By Eugenia Viteri,LS Thomas

those heartwarming tales from Ecuador rejoice the humanity in us all.

The motivations which lead me to write down tales approximately my atmosphere have been rooted in a vastly unequal and unjust society the place many of us may merely dream of happiness and affection. My characters have lives which are as diversified because the disparate realities they face with none quick possibilities to enhance their stipulations. some of the poorest humans have been born into and grew up dwelling in events which they didn't pick out, but they have to take accountability for them. For me, writing is a real act of affection, an expression of unity, of comprehending the incomprehensible. i like every little thing i've got written even the successes and the shortcomings, simply because I left items of my soul in it all. i don't recognize the precise function of literature, but when it could actually support anyone on the planet develop as a individual, then it truly is worthwhile.

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