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On Heroes and Tombs by Ernesto Sábato
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On Heroes and Tombs (1961)

by Ernesto Sábato

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Lo leí hace diez años y Alejandra y Fernando me siguen comiendo la cabeza . Sábato te encandila con su voz argentina y te desvela con sus personajes desquiciados .

Me late una canción entre las sienes cada vez que lo leo ...

¡Loco! ¡Loco! ¡Loco!
Cuando anochezca en tu porteña soledad,
por la ribera de tu sábana vendré
con un poema y un trombón
a desvelarte el corazón.


(Es inevitable)

El mejor libro de la literatura argenta . ( )
  LaMala | Jun 7, 2015 |
Best one out of the three... in the Sabato's 3-parts novel. Brutal modern, latin-american fiction... that is. ( )
  Myhi | Jul 12, 2009 |
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The West is under threat. Russia has been granted sole access to the undersea Lomonosov Ridge in the Arctic Ocean - home to oil reserves even greater than Saudi Arabia's. The US is determined to claim a share of the oil riches. The CIA send ex-KGB agent Anna on a mission to the brutal wilderness of Norilsk - the base of Russia's Arctic development and a new floating nuclear station. She must disrupt their plans, but Intelligence reports that a Russian group are already planning to destroy the precious power station. But why are they risking everything to sabotage their own country's resources? Is the US trying to force an outcome while keeping their hands clean? With the KGB hot on their tail, it's up to Anna and the CIA to prevent an attack that could destroy the entire Arctic region, and its oil reserves, for ever.… (more)

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