The Death of Murat Idrissi, by Tommy Wieringa

The death of Murat Idrissi

The Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa takes us into a true story about those stowaway children of the XNUMXst century. People of any age in search of a denied future. The old notion of borders as that ultimate nonsense, when one is able to deny the right to ...

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The 3 best books by Charles Bukowski

Welcome to the world of Bukowski, the irreverent writer par excellence, the author of visceral books that spread bile throughout all areas of society (sorry if I was too "visual"). Beyond approaching this genius with Internet searches such as "Charles Bukowski phrases" with which to recover his visions ...

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End of season, by Ignacio Martínez de Pisón

Between Martínez de Pisón and Manuel Vilas there is a literary complicity beyond the generational coincidence. It is something that seems to penetrate the very essences of literature towards vital horizons rarely seen in current narrative. What do I know, maybe it was an abduction thing in the 80s, ...

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My brother, by Alfonso Reis Cabral

Ties of blood that at the same height in a family tree can end up narrowing to the point of drowning. Cainism is the order of the day for an inheritance, for an ambition or for a widespread envy for as long as one has memory. Brotherly does not always mean understanding and good vibes. ...

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3 best John Fante books

Bukowski inspiration and rescued thanks to this particular mentor. John Fante already has that something of a legendary author in an America subjected to its deepest contradictions of the mid-twentieth century. A dichotomy between the thriving American way of prosperous life and the social and political shadows; upon …

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3 best books by Patricio Pron

With a name easily remembered for his musicality, the Argentine Patricio Pron aims to become a reference writer in this XNUMXst century. Master of the story in a generation conducive and fertile for this narrative synthesis, as shown by the Argentine Samanta Schweblin or an Oscar Sipán because ...

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Claus and Lucas, by Agota Kristof

Sometimes circumstances conspire to create something unique out of inconvenience or adversity. In the case of Agota Kristof everything came together so that she did not write this volume of three novels in the foreign language that received her on her flight from the new Hungary administered secretly ...

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Candela, by Juan del Val

With his previous novel "It seems a lie" with autobiographical overtones (but completely limited to his life), Juan del Val aroused a stir and also blisters in very different sectors, far beyond the strictly literary. But that is another matter of course about whose extremes it has already been revealed enough in ...

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