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Reader does not experience fright so much as the verbal bounce of...well-sprung prose.
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One gets the feeling that Moya risked madness to write this book. In it he sets a historical record of unspeakable horror in the context of the everyday. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Thalassinoides
Horacio Castellanos gives us a fresh voice, an unusal present time narration, and an unusual indirect comments to the bloody time he's talking about, in El Salvador. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Celia Ormes
Authentic horror stories are scary.
hmm "15 more word are required."
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Castellanos Moya studies the character of an unlikeable protagonist, a young man, hired to translate over a thousand pages of Church records about the ongoing civil war, a man who... Read morePublished on October 18, 2013 by Patricia Collins
Disturbing story communicating well the destructive power of violence. Aren't we all affected, infected, distorted by the senseless cruelty inflicted on people.Published on May 4, 2013 by Jonathan V Eastman
I've just started this book, and thus far I've enjoyed it. It was a requirement for a Latin America class I'm taking, but I think I'll enjoy this one!Published on April 17, 2013 by Tempest
While the obvious comparisons to Thomas Bernhard are there, this is a spleenful, paranoid monologue with a character all its own. Read morePublished on February 15, 2012 by jafrank
I came across Mr. Moya's name in the process of trying to discover some new international fiction. Since this was the only book of his in my local library, I decided to give it a... Read morePublished on November 8, 2010 by Brandon Wilkening