Under This Terrible Sun

Under This Terrible Sun

by Carlos Busqued
     
 

Cetarti spends his days in a cloud of pot smoke, watching nature documentaries on television. A call from a stranger, informing him that his mother and brother have been murdered, finally tears him from his lethargy: he must identify the bodies. After making sure he has enough pot for the trip, he sets out to the remote Argentinian village of Lapachito, an ominous…  See more details below

Overview

Cetarti spends his days in a cloud of pot smoke, watching nature documentaries on television. A call from a stranger, informing him that his mother and brother have been murdered, finally tears him from his lethargy: he must identify the bodies. After making sure he has enough pot for the trip, he sets out to the remote Argentinian village of Lapachito, an ominous place, where the houses are sinking deeper and deeper into the mud and a lurid, horrific sun is driving everyone crazy. When Duarte, a former military man turned dedicated criminal, ropes Cetarti into a scheme to cash in on his mother’s life insurance, events quickly spiral out of control. . . A riveting, thrilling, and shocking read,Under This Terrible Sunpaints the portrait of a civilizational in terminal decline, where the border between reality and nightmare has become increasingly blurred.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780989126717
Publisher:
Frisch & Co. Electronic Books Inc.
Publication date:
06/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
300
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Carlos Busqued was born in the northern Argentinian province of Chaco in 1970. He has produced the radio programmes Vidas Ejemplares, El otoño en Pekín and Prisionero del Planeta Infierno; and he contributes to the magazine El Ojo Con Dientes. He currently lives in Buenos Aires. Under This Terrible Sun is his first novel.

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