Al despertar en una celda, Rodrigo escucha que el intento de asesinar al presidente Hugo Chávez ha fracasado. Temeroso y Arrepentido, evoca los acontecimientos que los llevaron a él y a sus amigos a planear el atentado. En esta apasionante novela, la historia y la ficción se unen para conducirnos a través las divertidas, tristes, intensas y lamentables experiencias sufridas por Manuel, Rodrigo, Alfredo, Carmen y Maikel. Estos Jóvenes de diferentes ámbitos sociales pero profundamente interrelacionados, confabularán con sus expectativas, decepciones y terribles pérdidas al surgimiento del insólito plan de asesinato en contra de Chávez. A través de los cinco amigos y de cuanto les acontece percibimos una imagen íntima de las emociones vividas por la sociedad venezolana en los últimos 30 años.
Paperback: 312 pages
Publishing date: December 31, 2019
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ALBERTO AMBARD (Venezuela, 1970) is a maxillofacial prosthodontist who graduated from the Universidad Central de Venezuela and completed his Master's degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2001). He has authored several scientific papers in the medical-dental field. His generation experienced the radical changes which occurred in Venezuela in the early nineties when they were approaching adulthood. He is a black belt in Karate and has won several competitions at international level. He currently lives in Portland, OR. His pleasures in life are his family, classical guitar and tennis.
AMELIA MONDRAGÓN(Spain, 1953) is a Literature professor at Howard University (Washington DC). She grew up in Venezuela, where she completed her undergraduate studies at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. She earned her doctorate in Latin American literature at the University of Maryland (1986). She has written several critical essays on Central American literature and contemporary Hispanic poetry. She is also the editor of a book, Aesthetic Changes and New Cultural Projects in Central America (1993). She currently lives in Hyattsville, Maryland. She enjoys swimming and yoga as well as nature.
This novel was translated from Spanish by ISABEL TREVOR (United Kingdom, 1972), a British translator currently living in Salzburg, Austria.