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World Fiction - Argentina -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enríquez
    Things We Lost in the Fire - by Mariana Enríquez

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846276361 | ISBN 10: 1846276365

    Thrilling and terrifying, Things We Lost in the Fire takes the reader into a world of Argentine Gothic.   A world of sharp-toothed children and young girls racked by desire, where demons lurk beneath the river and stolen skulls litter the pavemen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resistance by Julián Fuks
    Resistance - by Julián Fuks

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999859329 | ISBN 10: 1999859324

    Translated by Daniel Hahn   ‘My brother is adopted, but I can’t say and don’t want to say that my brother is adopted. If I say this, if I speak these words that I have long taken care to silence, I reduce my brother to a single categoric ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lime Tree by César Aira
    The Lime Tree - by César Aira

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911508120 | ISBN 10: 1911508121

    Seeing double rows of elegant lime trees around the main square of his hometown of Colonel Pringles, our narrator – who could well be the author himself, although nothing is guaranteed in a book by César Aira – suddenly recalls the Sunday mornin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Seamstress and the Wind by Csar Aira
    The Seamstress and the Wind - by Csar Aira

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908276841 | ISBN 10: 1908276843

    "Once you've started reading Aira, you don't want to stop."(Roberto Bolao) In a small town in Argentina, a seamstress is sewing a wedding dress. All of a sudden she fears that her son has been kidnapped and driven off to Patagonia. She gives chas ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case of Lisandra P. by Helene Gremillon, translated by Alison Anderson
    The Case of Lisandra P. - by Helene Gremillon, translated by Alison Anderson

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780143126584 | ISBN 10: 014312658x

    A gripping psychological thriller for fans of The Girl on the Train and The Silent Wife about a wifes secrets, a husband accused of murder, and a marriage gone terribly wrong. Buenos Aires, 1987. When a beautiful young woman named Lisandra is f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Purgatory by Tomas Eloy Martinez
    Purgatory - by Tomas Eloy Martinez

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822029 | ISBN 10: 1408822024

    Simin Cardoso has been dead for thirty years when his wife, Emilia Dupuy, finds him in a New Jersey diner. Testimonies confirmed that Simin had been one of the thousands of victims of Argentina's military regime, executed for being a 'subversive'; ye ... more

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  • Cover image of book Far South by David Enrique Spellman
    Far South - by David Enrique Spellman

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846688102 | ISBN 10: 1846688108

    Far South is no ordinary novel - but this is no ordinary disappearance... Gerardo Fischer is missing. Can you help? Theater director Gerardo Fischer has vanished from the Argentinian artists' colony where he was rehearsing a pioneering new ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sweet Money by Ernesto Mallo
    Sweet Money - by Ernesto Mallo

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781904738732 | ISBN 10: 1904738737

    Superintendent Lascano is drawn into a war between the Buenos Aires Chief of Police and the Apostles, drug-dealing cops who want to control the city. When the Chief of Police is murdered Lascano becomes the Apostles next target. His only way out of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Invisible Mountain by Carolina De Robertis
    The Invisible Mountain - by Carolina De Robertis

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007302833 | ISBN 10: 0007302835

    The sweep of a century, the hand of history, three women whose lives will never be the same again.  As the twentieth century dawns, so begins one of the most dramatic periods in the history of South America. Women are emancipated, Che Guevara ... more

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  • Cover image of book Needle in a Haystack by Ernesto Mallo, translated by Jethro Soutar
    Needle in a Haystack - by Ernesto Mallo, translated by Jethro Soutar

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781904738565 | ISBN 10: 1904738567

    Superintendent Lascano is a detective working under the shadow of military rule in Buenos Aires in the late 1970s. He is sent to investigate the discovery of two bodies but when he arrives at the roadside crime scene he finds three. Two are clearly t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moldavian Pimp by Edgardo Cozarinsky
    The Moldavian Pimp - by Edgardo Cozarinsky

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099483755 | ISBN 10: 0099483750

    In a bar in the Buenos Aires suburb of Villa Crespo, our narrator recalls his encounters with an old man of Lithuanian descent, Samuel Warschauer, whom he came to know shortly before the man died.  Among his papers, he found the script of a curi ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name is Light by Elsa Osorio
    My Name is Light - by Elsa Osorio

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780747561613 | ISBN 10: 0747561613

    Twenty-year-old Luz, an Argentinian, is on holiday in Madrid with her husband and new-born son. But secretly she has a mission - to find her father. Carlos was a 'desaparecido', one of the many political activists in Argentina who literally disa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of the Night by Colm Toibin
    The Story of the Night - by Colm Toibin

    £8.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780330340182 | ISBN 10: 0330340182

    In Argentina in the time of the Generals, Richard Garay lives quietly with his mother, hiding his sexuality from her and from society. But Argentina is changing, and as the Falklans War is fought and lost, Richard begins to emerge into the world. ... more

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