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La Virgen de los Sicarios review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB «La Virgen de los Sicarios es una descarnada parodia de la violencia ue afectó a Medellín durante el auge del cartel dirigido por Pablo Escobar Auí Vallejo se representa como un anciano. What hatred It spills from the page until it becomes absurd Fernando the main character not the author one would assume hates everything and everyone He hates Colombia he hates women he hates poor people and rich people politicians and taxi drivers music and television and football There s very little that he doesn t hate and what he doesn t hate seems to be assassins Fernando is back in Colombia in the city of Medellin after many years of being away The city itself has crime and criminals than even the fictional Gotham and the drug wars produced paid assassins who are getting younger and younger And once he s back he hooks up with Alexis an assassin and apparently prostitute who ends up living with him and killing senselessly for the smallest reasons Fernando doesn t like the neighbor who plays his punk too loud BANG Dead A taxi driver was insulting DeadIt s absurd and absurdly violent but the style is superb Vallejo manages to create a bitter ramble about a dark world in which you never know when you ll get killed in which he criticizes Colombia and all its faults in which assassins pray to the Holy Virgin to give them steady aim when they kill their enemies And while Fernando would never kill another man he seems to be drawn to assassins like a moth to a flame and to enjoy being in the midst of killingIt s bitter and raw and definitely not for everyone but it s fascinating and almost poetic

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La Virgen de los Sicarios review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB Es y en espera de la muerte Con humor cáustico describe la ciudad y sus habitantes nada escapa a su afán desacralizador y a su mirada critica» María Mercedes Jaramillo Gaceta de Colombi. Pretentious easy to read merely discursive a confirmation of prejudices about violence in a Latin American country without any kind of insight Mere complaining paragraph after paragraph hardly deserves to be considered a novel I don t understand how it got that much attention from readers and criticism

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La Virgen de los Sicarios review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB Homosexual de conservadoras costumbres y de espíritu elitista ue se dedica a la gramática y ue regresa a su ciudad natal después de largos años de exilio en busca de amantes adolescent. First I did not read the Spanish edition it is available in English for those who can t get enough of senseless bloody mayhem This is about 1990s Medellin Columbia s second largest city and arguably the world s most violent The reign of terror of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar resulted in over 6800 homicides in 1991 alone I believe just about every one of them was recorded in this volume s 132 pages In Vallejo s telling essentially everyone is both assassin and victim in the face of abject poverty there is no moral code blanketing anyone The Wild West seems like a cotillion by comparison The assassins grow ever younger as the death toll rises these are wide eyed pre adolescents and heavy lidded teenagers who make contract hits and in the absence of contracts kill out of sheer jealousy or boredom Family grudge a bullet to the forehead have something I want a bullet to the temple walking down the street minding your own business at the wrong time your number s up witness to a hit a bullet to the back of the head to ensure silence When life is this cheap what are conseuencesVallejo writes Neither in Sodom nor in Gomorrah nor in Medellin nor in Colombia are there innocents here everything that exists is guilty and if it goes on reproducing itself even so The poor produce poor and misery produces misery and the misery there is the killings there are and the killing there is the dead bodies there are Such is the law of Medellin which will henceforth rule throughout the globe Mark my words He muses The fleeting nature of human life doesn t worry me what worries me is the fleeting nature of death the great haste they re in round here to forget The most momentous death is erased by the next soccer matchThe tone is chilling and deadpan The perfect bedtime story for uentin Tarantino


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