He is a former militant, pursued by the dictatorship as a member of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias, which was later absorbed by the Montoneros guerilla movement.
- Spy Guy?
- Sweet Money.
- Needle in a Haystack (Inspector Lascano Mystery) by Ernesto Mallo Paperback The?
- Crochet Pattern - CP162 - Baby Winter Cape & Dress - USA Terminology.
Du kanske gillar. Spara som favorit.
Skickas inom vardagar. Superintendent Lascano is drawn into a war between the Buenos Aires Chief of Police and the Apostles, drug-dealing cops who want to control the city.
When the Chief of Police is murdered Lascano becomes the Apostles' next target. His only way out of the country is to retrieve the loot from a bungled bank robbery. Mallo paints a scathing portrait of Argentina where the Junta's generals are paraded in court in civilian clothes, treated like mere petty thieves. The mothers and grandmothers of The Plaza de MayoA" see the people who have stolen their children go unpunished; corruption and violence continue to rule.
But at the centre of the novel is a touching portrayal of two broken men, a cop and a robber, whose humanity is sorely tested by the times and events racking this proud country.
The trail leads Lascano through a decadent Argentina, a country poisoned to its core by the tyranny of the regime. The third corpse turns out to be that of Biterman, moneylender and Auschwitz survivor. When Lascano digs too deep, he must confront Giribaldi, an army major, quick to help old friends but ruthless in dealing with dissenters such as Eva, the young militant with whom Lascano is falling in love.
Born in , Ernesto Mallo is a published essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, and playwright. He is a former anti-Junta militant who was pursued by the dictatorship.
Inspector Lascano Mystery | Awards | LibraryThing
Needle in a Hay Stack is his first novel and the first in a trilogy with superintendent Lascano. The first two are being made into films. What Mallo has achieved is a flawless, relentless work, a book the reader will find suffocating and yet impossible to put down. A" Diario Y Noticias Crime fiction continues to be an effective prism when focusing on political violence.
What is Kobo Super Points?
Mallo's writing is hard and sharp. But the book is not simply a triumph of style because the story itself offers both a reflection on a time of bloodshed and a raw vision of human misery.
- Sweet Money.
- The Shamus Winners: Americas Best Private Eye Stories: Volume I: 1982-1995.
- Harp of Glory: An African Akathist (Popular Patristics Series);
- The Articulate Attorney: Public Speaking for Lawyers.
- Shop with confidence;
- Needle In A Haystack An Inspector Lascano Mystery?
A" Guillermo Saccomanno. Help Centre.
Track My Order. My Wishlist Sign In Join.
Be the first to write a review. Add to Wishlist.
Download e-book Sweet Money: An Inspector Lascano Mystery
Ships in 7 to 10 business days. Link Either by signing into your account or linking your membership details before your order is placed. Description Product Details Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! Industry Reviews What Mallo has achieved is a flawless, relentless work, a book the reader will find suffocating and yet impossible to put down. In Stock. Blue Moon Jack Reacher : Book