Delirio(premio Alfaguara 2004) by Laura Restrepo

The novel revolves around a man who returns to Bogotá from a business trip only to find his wife has succumbed to an inexplicable bout of madness during his absence. As he seeks to uncover the roots of her delirium, he delves into her past and the dark history of his country, encountering a tapestry of characters from various strata of Colombian society. The narrative weaves together personal and political elements, exploring themes of love, violence, and the impact of the drug trade, ultimately painting a portrait of a society where reality and madness are intertwined.

The 7078th greatest book of all time


Published
2004
Nationality
Colombian
Type
Fiction
Pages
null
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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