Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcon
Reviewed by Marjorie Kehe
Christian Science Monitor
"At first glance, Lost City Radio by Daniel AlarcÃ³n has the look of a political fable. It tells the story of an anonymous Latin American nation, first ravaged by a pointless war and now governed by a faceless totalitarian regime. The book's tone is chillingly Orwellian. But politicians ? either of the left or the right ? are neither the real heroes or the villains in this haunting debut novel. Lost City Radio is indeed a wrenching commentary on the devastation war can inflict. But the mystery at the heart of this story is not political ? it's a riddle of the human heart...." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.