Killer's Tears

Killer's Tears

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by Anne-Laure Bondoux
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0385733844

ISBN-13: 2900385733846

Pub. Date: 05/08/2007

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

On the afternoon when Angel Allegria arrives at the Poloverdos’ farmhouse, he kills the farmer and his wife. But he spares their child, Paolo–a young boy who will claim this as the day on which he was born. Together the killer and the boy begin a new life on this remote and rugged stretch of land in Chile.

Then Luis Secunda, a well-to-do and educated

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On the afternoon when Angel Allegria arrives at the Poloverdos’ farmhouse, he kills the farmer and his wife. But he spares their child, Paolo–a young boy who will claim this as the day on which he was born. Together the killer and the boy begin a new life on this remote and rugged stretch of land in Chile.

Then Luis Secunda, a well-to-do and educated fellow from the city descends upon them. Paolo is caught in the paternal rivalry between the two men. But life resumes its course . . . until circumstances force the three to leave the farm. In doing so, Angel and Luis confront their pasts as well as their inevitable destinies–destinies that profoundly shape Paolo’s own future.

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ISBN-13:
2900385733846
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
05/08/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176

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The Killer's Tears 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
Can a killer love?

Is Angel's murder strike just what Paolo needs to gain his strength?

When Angel snatches the lives of Paolo's parents, Angel takes Paolo into his world. When an intelligent traveler discovers their house on the very edge of Chile, he teaches Angel how to love.

The first trip Paolo ever takes turns out to be a suicidal nightmare.

What kind of trip does this turn out to be?

THE KILLER'S TEARS tells a wonderful story of the love between a young child and a murderer. It has a wonderful word choice and is very well put together. A great read!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Can a killer love? Is Angel's murder strike just what Paolo needs to gain his strength? When Angel snatches the lives of Paolo's parents, Angel takes Paolo into his world. When an intelligent traveler discovers their house on the very edge of Chile, he teaches Angel how to love. The first trip Paolo ever takes turns out to be a suicidal nightmare. What kind of trip does this turn out to be? THE KILLER'S TEARS tells a wonderful story of the love between a young child and a murderer. It has a wonderful word choice and is very well put together. A great read!!! **Reviewed by: Holly
Guest More than 1 year ago
Scary, but great
Guest More than 1 year ago
This books is about murder, and friendship. As the killer, Angel befriends with Paolo, a son of the person Angel killed, you find yourself heartwarming and crying. But I detested the ending. It ends with just 'Oh. He dies and Paolo meets with.....' and so on. But the story, you wont believe a human wrote that