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Horacio Castellanos Moya

3.83 of 5 Votes: 5
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Books by Horacio Castellanos Moya
The She-Devil in the Mirror (2009)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Castellanos Moya was a professor of mine while studying writing in college, and I regret that it took me a year after graduating to finally pick up this book. I had to get used to the style in the very beginning, though as soon as I did I blew right through it in a day. I was hes...
Tyrant Memory (2011)
3.54 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: horacio castellanos moya here presents a novel of historical fiction centered around a failed coup d'etat in 1944 el salvador. the work balances between the diary of a woman, haydee, who worries about her husband who is a political prisoner and who becomes an unlikely activist, a...
Senselessness (2004)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Come on! "I'm not complete in the mind" (Who actually is? What does it mean that?) becomes an excuse for a writer proofreading testimonies for the church in a Central American country to get laid with one of the victims who gave her account, and a friend of the latter. As many of...
Bezumlje (2004)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: First person narrative from a a neurotic, self-hating translator who's been hired by the Church to translate the historical account of the genocide of the local natives. It's a tipsy narrative that starts a bit off to begin with and evolves into full-blown neurosis as he suspects...
Dance with Snakes (1996)
3.62 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Strange, how a book can defy categorization, and slip between genres like a hungry ghost. The first few pages seem rather straight forward, but then this book diverges into unmapped territory. Bizarre, transitory, unapologetically violent, all of these are true. A political all...
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