Daily Archives: August 18, 2010

Needle in a Haystack, by Ernesto Mallo

Needle in a Haystack Translated by Jethro Soutar. Inspector Lascano lives in Buenos Aires in the 1970s, at the time of the military dictatorship. It was a terrible regime, first encountered by me in book form in Isabelle Allende‚Äôs marvellous … Continue reading

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Acts of Violence by Ryan David Jahn

Acts of Violence Acts of Violence is inspired by a murder case in the 1960s, in which none of 38 witnesses who saw a woman being attacked did anything to help. In this novel, the woman becomes Katrina Marino, who … Continue reading

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