by Manlio Argueta
translated by Edward Waters Hood
Northwestern University Press, 1998
Paper: 978-1-880684-32-0
Library of Congress Classification PQ7539.2.A68C313 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 863

Little Red Riding Hood in the Red Light District is Manlio Argueta's most popular novel in El Salvador, translated into English for the first time by Edward Waters Hood. A kaleidoscopic tale of political romance, the story revolves around the relationship of two young lovers in a time of social upheaval, evoking characters and themes from the classic fairy tale within the wartime environment of El Salvador and its capital, San Salvador.