Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
SET in 1968, this story follows Doctor Justo Pastor Proceso López, a respected gynaecologist in the Colombian city of Pasto, who harbours a secret ambition to tell the world that the myth of Simon Bolivar, the venerated ‘Liberator of Latin America’, is really a sham.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
IMAGINE Dostoevsky and Flann O’Brien had an adventure and you got to hear about it second-hand from Haruki Murakami. That is what it is like to read Roberto Arlt’s 1929 novel Los Siete Locos — or, as it is presented here, The Seven Madmen — a rollicking and prescient dive through the anxieties of an urban Argentina on the cusp of transformation.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
Troops are massing for a huge parade and guests are arriving from around the world to celebrate Fidel Castro’s delayed 80th birthday party. The only question is whether the ailing guest of honour will appear after four months out of the public eye.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2006