“Bel Canto” was a highly successful and widely acclaimed novel. It was the recipient of both the Orange Prize for fiction and PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.
The novel made to various... More > top book lists. It proved to be a bestseller right after its publication.
The story is based on the Lima Crisis. It tells the story of a group of terrorists who hold high executives and people of high political standing hostage.
The story describes how the terrorists and their captives cope with living in a house together for many months.
A Quick Guide to "Bel Canto"
Chapter One: Introduction to "Bel Canto"
Chapter Two: Characters
Chapter Three: Plot Summary
Chapter Four: Complete Summary of the Novel
Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis< Less