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Bill Garner

Bill Garner reviews 'La Mama: The story of a theatre' by Liz Jones, Betty Burstall, and Helen Garner

August 1988, no. 103 01 August 1988
The most impressive building in the village of Tepoztlán, near Cuernavaca, is a huge sixteenth century Spanish monastery. But high up on the cliffs, when the mist rises, you can see – if you know where to look – a tiny Indian temple which everyone in the valley knows is where the gods really live. La Mama is like that – to those who know it. But even the watchers on the bank know that thea ... (read more)