The Greatest Argentinian "Buenos Aires, Fiction, Political" Books of All Time

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The "Political" category of books encompasses works that explore the theory, practice, and history of government and politics. These books may cover topics such as political ideologies, political systems, political institutions, political movements, and political leaders. They may also examine the relationship between politics and other areas of society, such as economics, culture, and international relations. Political books can be both informative and thought-provoking, offering readers insights into the complexities of the political world and the challenges of governing in a democratic society.

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  1. 1. Santa Evita by Tomás Eloy Martínez

    "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 4189th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Money To Burn by Ricardo Piglia

    Set in 1965 Buenos Aires, this gripping novel follows a group of anarchist bank robbers who pull off a daring heist, only to find themselves ensnared in a web of betrayal, violence, and paranoia. As the police close in, the gang's internal tensions and the relentless pressure of their precarious situation lead to a dramatic and explosive climax. The story delves into themes of loyalty, desperation, and the corrupting influence of money, painting a vivid picture of a turbulent period in Argentine history.

    The 9190th Greatest Book of All Time
  3. 3. El Traductor by Salvador Benesdra

    The novel tells the story of Ricardo Zevi, a polyglot translator working for a left-wing publishing house in Buenos Aires during the politically turbulent 1990s. As he becomes increasingly entangled in the ideological battles and personal conflicts of his colleagues, Ricardo grapples with his own identity and mental health. His obsessive quest for meaning and truth leads him into a complex web of political intrigue, existential angst, and romantic entanglements, ultimately forcing him to confront the limits of language and communication.

    The 9357th Greatest Book of All Time

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