Pages no: 273
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Spanish Literature
, Latin American
bookshelves: published-2006, south-americas, mystery-thriller, spring-2012, tbr-busting-2012, translation, peru, paper-read, serial-killer, catholic Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Pressie from Carey - thankee xx Read from March 12 to 13, 2012 * Translated by Edith Grossman.Dedication: To Rosa, bec...
Translated by Edith Grossman.Dedication: To Rosa, because I'm from wherever you are.On Wednesday, the eigth day of March, 2000, as he passed through the area surrounding his domicile in the locality of Quinua, Justino Mayta Carazo (31) discovered a body.This is absolutely the best time to read this:...
This moved from a 2 to a 4 throughout the book although the choice of Chacaltana an extremely strange, possibly autistic and totally inadequate investigater changes this from a run-of-the-mill crime novel into something much finer. However, I find the the book difficult to read at times as his total...
After complaining about the dead metaphor (and dull generic familiarity) of serial killers elsewhere, let me say upfront: Roncaglio exploits the conventions and the premise to some unexpected effect. While his hapless, almost Chance-the-Gardeneresque prosecutor protagonist struggles to fill out the...