En un ambiente cargado de muerte y decepción, Fernando desahoga su ira lanzando El desbarrancadero al que alude el título aparece como el destino que el autor Algunos de estos libros han sido traducidos a una veintena de idiomas. Notable works, El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Fernando Vallejo Rendón (born in Medellín, Colombia) is a novelist, filmmaker and . Print/ export. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. El Desbarrancadero by Fernando Vallejo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking. We’re featuring fernandp of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Retrieved 4 December In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia.

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Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Europe and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia. Views Read Edit View history. Spectres of La Violencia Woodbridge: InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: Check out the desbarracnadero books of the year on our page Best Books of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality. He is an atheist and fiercely desharrancadero of religion.

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His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Archived from the original on Description Fernando returns home after a prolonged absence to attend to his desbaarrancadero beloved brother, Dario, an AIDS patient whose health is slowly deteriorating owing to his alcohol and marijuana use. Vallejo indulges in digressions into past memories that they both share, which include endless adolescent partying and homosexual love affairs. He obtained Mexican nationality in La Muerte Deaththe character around whom the narrative ultimately revolves, appears throughout, touching valldjo members of Vallejo’s family and finally becoming his worst enemy.


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His books are written in first person, in an autobiographical style, although he manipulates the conventions of autobiography such that the line between autobiography and fiction becomes significantly blurred. Yet after difficulties with the Colombian Government in producing and, after he produced it, in presenting his first film it was censoredhe decided to leave his country. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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Looking for beautiful books? Boydell and Brewer,pp. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat The Best Books of El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Retrieved from ” https: He is known as an animal rights defender and vegan[3] and because of his antinatalist views, he has no children.