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El jefe máximo

Author: Ignacio Solares
Publisher: México, D.F. : Alfaguara, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Spanish : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Hacia el final de su vida, completamente solo, Plutarco Elías Calles busca un consuelo, descubrir un trozo de Verdad que le permita morir en paz, aunque lo espere un espantoso purgatorio donde tenga que confrontarse con cada una de las personas a las que mandó matar: Francisco Serrano, el padre Agustín Pro, álvaro Obregón ... Cualquier horror es preferible a la Nada, la disolución total, en la que, por alguna
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Paranormal fiction
Fiction
Novela
Named Person: Plutarco Elías Calles; Plutarco Elías Calles, Pres. México; Plutarco Elías Calles
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ignacio Solares
ISBN: 9786071111418 6071111412
OCLC Number: 749856024
Notes: A novel.
Description: 223 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ignacio Solares.

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Hacia el final de su vida, completamente solo, Plutarco Elías Calles busca un consuelo, descubrir un trozo de Verdad que le permita morir en paz, aunque lo espere un espantoso purgatorio donde tenga que confrontarse con cada una de las personas a las que mandó matar: Francisco Serrano, el padre Agustín Pro, álvaro Obregón ... Cualquier horror es preferible a la Nada, la disolución total, en la que, por alguna extraña razón, Elías Calles nunca había podido creer, y ahora, luego de volverse asiduo asistente a sesiones espiritistas, ha vislumbrado otro mundo y es continuamente visitado por fantasmas.

Few things in the life of Plutarco Elias Calles remain a mystery. While occupying the Presidency, he conspired, or ordered, the assassinations of Francisco Serrano, Father Agustin Pro, and Alvaro Obregon (among others). He established the PNR, the political party we currently know as PRI, and became the engine behind the presidential chair, a post he intended on keeping indefinitely. He was exiled by President Lazaro Cardenas in 1935 and returned to Mexico a decade later, to die. What is not commonly known, and is precisely the subject of this disquieting work, is the fact that Elias Calles participated in seances. Ignacio Solares takes us to the secret side of Elias Calles, a world inhabited by the ghosts of those he had killed. It is in conversations with these ghosts that we realize the terrifying consequences of falling in love with power.

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