Tomás González

Tomás González is a Colombian author known for his novels and short stories. His works often explore themes of human nature, existentialism, and the complexities of life.

Books

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  1. 1. In The Beginning Was The Sea

    The novel follows a disillusioned urban couple who seek to escape the chaos and superficiality of city life by moving to a remote tropical coast in Colombia. Dreaming of a simpler existence and self-sufficiency, they purchase a decrepit estate, but their idealistic venture quickly deteriorates as they face a harsh reality. The couple's relationship strains under the pressures of the unforgiving environment, isolation, and the challenges of their new rural life, leading to a tragic culmination. The story is a profound meditation on the complexities of nature, the fragility of human ambition, and the illusory nature of utopian dreams.

    The 6749th Greatest Book of All Time