By Julian Lopez
Set in the middle of Argentina's army dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel approximately kinfolk, political violence, and the implications of dissidence
As political violence escalates round them, a tender boy and his unmarried mom dwell jointly in an condo in Buenos Aires—which has lately been taken over by way of Argentina’s army dictatorship. while the boy returns domestic at some point to discover his mom lacking (or “disappeared”), the tale fractures, and the reader encounters him totally grown, fed on via the weight of his loss, trying to reconstruct the reminiscence of his mother.
through 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 so much promising writers.
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A Beautiful Young Woman by Julian Lopez