The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Díaz
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Facts
NC-17No two ways about it: there's a lot of sex in this book. At one point in the novel, a character says that sex is the part of Dominican culture that never goes away. The characters in Wao live...
Literary and Philosophical References J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (1.preface.3 and throughout)Lloyd Alexander, The Chronicles of Prydain (1.preface.3)T.H. White, The Once and Future King...