El desbarrancadero

Vallejo, Fernando

Book - 2001 - Spanish
El desbarrancadero
This latest novel by Fernando Vallejo depicts the end of a household in the heart of a crumbling Colombia. Written in the first person, this is the story of a man who is forced to return to his native Colombia since his brother is dying of AIDS. Once there, he narrates all the horrible occurrences taking place around him.

Publisher: Bogotá, Colombia : Alfaguara, c2001
ISBN: 9789588061627
Branch Call Number: SPANISH Fiction VALLEJO
Characteristics: 194 p. ;,22 cm


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Humor negro impregna esta crítica brutal e irreverente de la violente sociedad de Medellín, políticos colombianos, y el catolicismo, con la muerte como personaje principal. In English, try "Our lady of the assassins."

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