By Julian Lopez
Set in the course of Argentina's army dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel approximately relatives, political violence, and the implications of dissidence
As political violence escalates round them, a tender boy and his unmarried mom reside jointly in an condominium in Buenos Aires—which has lately been taken over by way of Argentina’s army dictatorship. whilst the boy returns domestic in the future to discover his mom lacking (or “disappeared”), the tale fractures, and the reader encounters him totally grown, ate up by means of the load of his loss, trying to reconstruct the reminiscence of his mother.
via jumping ahead in time, the boy—now a man—subtly provides form to his mother’s activism, and within the technique recasts the thoughts from his youth. the result's a stylistically masterful and deeply relocating novel marking the English-language debut of 1 of Argentina's such a lot promising writers.
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A Beautiful Young Woman by Julian Lopez