Our Lady of the Assassins by Fernando Vallejo

This novel is a dark and gripping exploration of life in Medellín, Colombia, during the height of the drug wars. The protagonist, a middle-aged writer, returns home after many years abroad, only to find his city ravaged by violence and death. He falls in love with two teenage assassins, who guide him through the underworld of the city, exposing him to the brutal realities of life in a place where human life has lost all value. The story is a bleak commentary on the devastating effects of drug trafficking and political corruption on society.

The 4123rd greatest book of all time


Published
1994
Nationality
Colombian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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