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Eisejuaz by Sara Gallardo

In 1968, the Buenos Aires-born writer and journalist Sara Gallardo travelled to the small town of Embarcación in Salta, a province in the north-west of Argentina. There she met and interviewed Lisandro Vega, also known by his indigenous name Eisejuaz. … Continue reading

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The Most Violent Paradise (El más violento paraíso) by Alexánder Obando

The first sentence of the blurb to the second edition of Alexánder Obando’s novel reads: “The critics have been unanimous in their reception of The Most Violent Paradise: in Costa Rican literature there is now a before and an after … Continue reading

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Horcynus Orca by Stefano D’Arrigo

This colossal book has required from its creator a colossal effort expended over almost twenty years. By the same token, anybody desiring to tackle Horcynus Orca will have to be ready to make a colossal investment in terms of both … Continue reading

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