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BALVANERA

The sanctimonious whore, the ungodly friar, the lame Indian and the honest bastard

BALVANERA
Genre:

Historical Fiction

Author:

Francisco Narla

Publisher:

Edhasa

Language:

Spanish

Rights available:

German, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Turkish

AUTHOR BIO:

Francisco Narla (1978) is a writer and an airline captain. He has published novels, stories, poetry, essays and books closely linked to his profession. A man with many facets, Francisco Narla is also a public speaker in academic forums as well as in radio and television programs. In 2009 he published his first novel, Los lobos del Centeno, followed soon after by Caja Negra, his second work of fiction. Two years later the great success arrived with Assur, his third novel, which became a bestsel...

Pages:

672

Publication:

2022

DESCRIPTION:

His mother was a whore. His father, English.

He had no last name when last name was the only mean to scare away hunger. 

Even so, a believer. Camacho insisted on earning his bread with the sole purpose of being honest.

Everything went to hell, though.

The pious whore, a mute Indian, a disbelieving friar and that honest bastard will try to steal the 

largest cargo in the history of the Spanish Indian fleet.

Across the Ocean, in that recent Spanish empire where sun never sets, in a Yucatan where tropical 

rains drown dreams, the Balvanera hauls were being filled with the most valuable merchandise 

of its time: "palo de tinte", dying wood. 

The ship will hold an immense fortune. 

Meanwhile, the grim reaper sought to collect debts...

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