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Aquiles o el guerrillero y el asesino/ Achilles or The Warrior and the Murderer (Paperback) (Carlos

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La breve y extraordinaria historia de Carlos Pizarro es la de un héroe trágico. Recio, imbatible, lleno de cualidades, Pizarro pasó de la militancia comunista a la guerrilla, y de ahí a la amnistía y a postularse como candidato a la presidencia de Colombia.

Esta novela es una crónica de su vida, tanto histórica como personal, que a partir del relato de hechos fidedignos se interna en la ficción. Más allá de los datos conocidos, entre el inevitable narcotráfico, una guerrilla que para negociar la paz debe seguir disparando, la ausencia de proyecto nacional y la indomable voluntad de luchar, en esta obra póstuma de Carlos Fuentes los lectores conocerán tanto a un personaje con rasgos épicos como a una persona compleja, vulnerable, plena de amor y de esperanza.


The short and extraordinary story of Carlos Pizarro is that of a tragic hero. Robust, unbeatable, and full of virtue, Pizarro went from militant communism to becoming a guerrilla soldier, from there to amnesty, and later went on to become a candidate for president of Colombia. This novel is a chronicle of his life, both historical and personal, and through the tale of reliable facts the reader delves into the fiction. Beyond the well-known facts, between the inevitable drug trafficking, a guerrilla who must keep shooting in order to negotiate peace, the absence of a national plan, and the indomitable will to fight, in this posthumous work by Carlos Fuentes, readers will get to know a character who is as epic as he is complex, vulnerable, and full of love and hope.
Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Author: Carlos Fuentes
Language: Spanish
Street Date: August 30, 2016
TCIN: 51404303
UPC: 9786073145619
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-2075
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