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"The Foreign Girls is very much a literary novel rather than simply a thriller. More slow-burning tango than brisk paso doble.
The realities of life in Latin America offer little escapism perhaps, but in the gutsy, raunchy Veronica they have a contemporary heroine to cherish." The Times
Two foreign girls are murdered after a high society party in Yacanto del Valle, northern Argentina. Their bodies are found in a field near sacrificial offerings, apparently from a black magic ritual. Verónica Rosenthal, an audacious, headstrong Buenos Aires journalist with a proclivity for sexual adventure, could never have imagined that her holiday would end with her two friends dead. Not trusting the local police, she decides to investigate for herself.
Author: Sergio Olguín
Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.80h x 5.00w x 1.30d
Publishers Weekly 01/11/2021
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2021
About the Author
Olguín, Sergio: - Sergio Olguín was born in Buenos Aires in 1967 and was a journalist before turning to fiction. Olguín has won a number of awards, among others the Premio Tusquets 2009 for his novel Oscura monótona sangre ("Dark Monotonous Blood") His books have been translated into German, French and Italian. The Fragility of Bodies and The Foreign Girls are his first novels to be translated into English.France, Miranda: - The translator Miranda France is the author of two acclaimed volumes of travel writing: Don Quixote's Delusions and Bad Times in Buenos Aires. She has also written the novels Hill Farm and The Day Before the Fire and translated much Latin American fiction, including Claudia Piñeiro's novels for Bitter Lemon Press.
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