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Santiago Gamboa

The Night Will Be Long

Cover: The Night Will Be Long - Santiago Gamboa

Santiago Gamboa

The Night Will Be Long

2021, pp. 368, e-Book
ISBN: 9781787703391
Translated by: Andrea Rosenberg
Region: Colombia
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£ 9.99
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The book

An addictive and nuanced narrative about conflict-rife Colombia.

A boy witnesses a violent confrontation in a remote part of town in the state of Cauca, Colombia. Minutes later, someone arrives at the scene to clear up all trace of the incident. No one in town claims to have heard or seen anything, and yet an anonymous accusation launches a dangerous investigation that unfolds within the corrupt world of the Christian churches of Latin America. A story that urgently reveals inequality and violence that govern an entire country, The Night Will Be Long is a devastatingly humorous thriller that will appeal to fans of Roberto Bolaño and Fernanda Melchor’s Hurricane Season.

Santiago Gamboa’s fascinating characters introduce an addictive and nuanced narrative about conflict-rife Colombia.

The author

Santiago Gamboa
Santiago Gamboa is a novelist, short story writer, and journalist born in Colombia. His English language debut Necropolis, published by Europa Editions in 2012, won the Otra Orilla Literary Prize. He is also the author of Night Prayers (Europa Editions, 2016) and Return to the Dark Valley (Europa Editions, 2018).

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