“This is a short novel of subtle gear changes, where the seemingly obvious plot becomes a distraction to the true narrative that builds and builds and accelerates through a shifting geograp
“Dark Echoes of the Past is a literary treat for fans of noir . . .”
“This is an important book; a finely crafted and well-timed, cautionary tale for a world that seems to be slipping back rather than moving forward in how we view our fellow
The psychological tortures that Roberto Arlt puts his main protagonist through are on a par with those endured by Raskolnikov in Crime and Punishment or Dmitri Karamazov.
“Mr. Vásquez weaves together memory and imagery into a seamless whole.”
“There are better Roberto Bolaño novels already out there, but The Third Reich stands up well and gives us an intriguing insight into how their author’s world view was informed by
A series of prose vignettes, an extended verse poem and a sequence of short meditations form the three sections of this bilingual collection.
Told in blank verse, this story of the early pirates touches on a universal theme of children growing up without adequate adult role models.