The Dancer Upstairs

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For the film, see The Dancer Upstairs (film).
The Dancer Upstairs
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Author Nicholas Shakespeare
Language English
Genre Novel
Publication date
1995
Media type Print

The Dancer Upstairs is a 1995 novel by Nicholas Shakespeare. It is based on the Maoist insurgency of the 1980s in Peru, and tells the story of Agustin Rejas, a police Lieutenant (later promoted to Captain), hunting a terrorist based on Abimael Guzmán, leader of the Shining Path. In 2002 it was given a film adaptation under the same title.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hehir, Andrew (2 May 2003). "The Dancer Upstairs". Salon.