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The dead girls

Author: Jorge Ibargüengoitia; Asa Zatz; Colm Tóibín
Publisher: London : Picador, 2020.
Series: Picador classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Picador Classic editionView all editions and formats
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1960s Central Mexico, two sisters, Delfina and María de Jesús González, known as 'Las Poquianchis', run a small-town brothel. Kidnapped, drugged and beaten, their young workers are desperate for escape. The Dead Girls is the discovery of these young women, buried in the back yard. In the laconic tones of a police report, Jorge Ibargüengoitia investigates these horrific murders and their motives. A black comedy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Ibargüengoitia; Asa Zatz; Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 1509870172 9781509870172
OCLC Number: 1142717765
Description: 193 pages : illustration ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Picador classics.
Responsibility: Jorge Ibargüengoitia ; translated from the Spanish by Asa Zatz ; with an introduction by Colm Tóibín.

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1960s Central Mexico, two sisters, Delfina and María de Jesús González, known as 'Las Poquianchis', run a small-town brothel. Kidnapped, drugged and beaten, their young workers are desperate for escape. The Dead Girls is the discovery of these young women, buried in the back yard. In the laconic tones of a police report, Jorge Ibargüengoitia investigates these horrific murders and their motives. A black comedy, both moving and cruelly funny, Ibargüengoitia's work is a potent and entertaining blend of sex and mayhem.

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