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in Uruguay and Argentina.


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Horacio Quiroga, Cuentos de Amor, de Locura y de Muerte (Tales of Love, Madness and Death) (1917) – Master of the Latin American short story, frequently compared to Edgar Allan Poe.

las_venas_abiertas_de_america_latinaJuan Carlos Onetti, La vida breve (the Brief Life)(1950) – The protagonist, Brausen creates a character for whom he builds the mythical city of Santa Maria, placing himself in a game of fiction within fiction within a sordid atmosphere and with plenty of ominous moments.

Mario Benedetti, La tregua (the Truce) (1959) – This novel paints the world of a typical public employee to retire Montevideo, at a time when a new woman enters her life.

Eduardo Galeano, Las venas abiertas de América Latina (The Open Veins of Latin America) (1971) – The leading book of Latin American pre-dictatorial thought.

Mario Levrero, La novela luminosa (The luminous novel) (2005) – An intimate diary mixes with the story as the author carefully relates a routine marked by inaction whilst trying to write a cherished novel.

Umpi Dani, Solo te quiero como amigo (I just love you as a friend) (2006) – Novel of a brilliant, controversial and multifaceted artist. A clear reference to the new generation, the novel is an account of the evolution of human relations in modern society.

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