Tomás Eloy Martínez

Tomás Eloy Martínez was an Argentine journalist, novelist, and academic, known for his intricate narratives and deep exploration of Latin American culture. He gained international recognition for books such as 'Santa Evita' and 'The Perón Novel', which blend historical facts with imaginative fiction. His work often addressed the political turmoil and social issues of Argentina, and he is celebrated for his contributions to Latin American literature.


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  1. 1. Santa Evita

    "Santa Evita" is a fictionalized account of the life and death of Eva Peron, the beloved First Lady of Argentina. The book delves into the mysterious journey of her embalmed corpse which was moved around the world and hidden for 16 years after her death. The narrative, interwoven with historical facts, explores the cult-like fascination and devotion that surrounded her during her life and continues after her death.

    The 4374th Greatest Book of All Time