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La Sirvienta y El Luchador

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Synopsis:

The Viking is an old boxer who wants to prove to his supervisors in the police department that he is still very much a tough guy, and so he participates in the mission of bringing some young suspects to the cells at the dictators Palacio Negro. A maid, María Elena, starts working for the grandson of her old boss and finds that there is no one on her first day. After asking the neighbors and taking alarming calls from family members, María Elena realizes the importance of Albertico and Britas disappearance. She will have to turn to an old acquaintance in the police department – one who had worked for her old boss and whom she had dated – for help. Through her innocent inquiries, María Elena is witness to savage arrests and to fights put up by subversive groups, among whom she fleetingly recognizes someone familiar. Worry turns to anguish when she needs to ask herself the whereabouts of her daughter and grandchild. The most action-packed novel by Horacio Castellanos Moya brings together the stories of several characters in the midst of the most unimaginable barbarity.

About the Author

Horacio Castellanos Moya nació en Tegucigalpa, Honduras, en 1957. Criado en El Salvador, ha vivido en Ciudad de México y otras ciudades hispanoamericanas. De 2004 a 2006 residió en Frankfurt, como escritor invitado por la Feria Internacional del Libro. También ha sido escritor invitado en la Universidad de Tokio y actualmente imparte clases en la Universidad de Iowa. Es autor de diez novelas, traducidas a diversos idiomas, y la versión en lengua inglesa de Insensatez mereció el XXVIII Northern California Book Award 2009. En El sueño del retorno, Castellanos Moya retoma ciertos personajes y episodios aparecidos en algunas de sus novelas anteriores, tejiendo así su particular universo literario, en el que refleja de manera magistral la complejidad del ser humano ante el poder y la violencia, describiendo como pocos el humor, la obsesión y la angustia

Product Details

ISBN:
9786074212501
Author:
Castellanos Moya, Horacio
Publisher:
TusQuets
Author:
Moya, Horacio Castellanos
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
367
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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The Viking is an old boxer who wants to prove to his supervisors in the police department that he is still very much a tough guy, and so he participates in the mission of bringing some young suspects to the cells at the dictators Palacio Negro. A maid, María Elena, starts working for the grandson of her old boss and finds that there is no one on her first day. After asking the neighbors and taking alarming calls from family members, María Elena realizes the importance of Albertico and Britas disappearance. She will have to turn to an old acquaintance in the police department – one who had worked for her old boss and whom she had dated – for help. Through her innocent inquiries, María Elena is witness to savage arrests and to fights put up by subversive groups, among whom she fleetingly recognizes someone familiar. Worry turns to anguish when she needs to ask herself the whereabouts of her daughter and grandchild. The most action-packed novel by Horacio Castellanos Moya brings together the stories of several characters in the midst of the most unimaginable barbarity.
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