New York: Harper and Row, 1969.
First American Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 184 pp, bound in turquoise cloth. Faint soiling to front board. Binding tight and square, text and endpapers unmarked. No dust jacket. Translated from the spanish by Benjamin Graham, originally published in Spanish in 1960 under the title La Tregua. The Uruguayan author's best known work, The Truce is written in the form of a diary and tells the story of a romance in Montevideo between a middle-aged widower and a woman half his age. It was the basis for a film of the same name, which was the first Argentine movie to be nominated for an Academy Award. This English translation is now quite scarce.