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La noche que mataron a Bolívar

Author: Mauricio Vargas
Publisher: Bogotá : Planeta, 2018. ©2017
Series: Autores españoles e iberoamericanos.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Spanish : Primera ediciónView all editions and formats
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The story of a man with the greatest ambitions of a continent, but also the history of the ego that betrayed him to be completely isolated: Simón Bolívar admits all kinds of versions about himself and the one proposed in this book shows it with new nuances. After more than five years of research, Mauricio Vargas returns to the historical novel to explain the many deaths of the Liberator. As important as Bolívar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Named Person: Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mauricio Vargas
ISBN: 9789584264091 9584264095
OCLC Number: 1044739514
Language Note: In Spanish.
Description: 284 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Capítulo I. Ojos hay que de legañas se pegan --
capítulo II. Despacio y buena letra --
capítulo III. Todo Hombre es un sistema --
capítulo IV. Al Tirano, la cabeza y los pies cortar debemos --
capítulo V. Traición gusta, traidor nunca --
Epílogo. Salvo sí, sano no --
Nota final.
Series Title: Autores españoles e iberoamericanos.
Responsibility: Mauricio Vargas.

Abstract:

The story of a man with the greatest ambitions of a continent, but also the history of the ego that betrayed him to be completely isolated: Simón Bolívar admits all kinds of versions about himself and the one proposed in this book shows it with new nuances. After more than five years of research, Mauricio Vargas returns to the historical novel to explain the many deaths of the Liberator. As important as Bolívar are the other characters that Vargas develops, in particular Francisco Paula de Santander. Traditionally seen as a great ally reconverted into rival over time, the author convinces us that Santander, deep down, was always conceived as a kind of younger brother of the Liberator, so that relationship full of ambiguities, loves and deep hatreds acquires a new dramatic power in these pages. It is suggestive the way in which Vargas revisits those last months to show in the errors of Bolivar a disturbing mirror in which to see the current situation of Colombian politics: failed pacts, unfulfilled negotiations, ambitions that end up condemning each of the inhabitants--

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