Category Archives: Argentina

Review: ALL YOURS by Claudia Pineiro

I thoroughly enjoyed Claudia Piñeiro’s tale of Argentinian affluence gone awry so I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to get around to reading her second book. Perhaps my subconscious somehow knew that it wouldn’t, for me, be … Continue reading

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Review: Needle in a Haystack by Ernesto Mallo

In 1976 Argentina’s Dirty War had begun and its environment of state-sponsored illegal arrests, torture, killing and forced disappearances provides a brutal backdrop for what would otherwise be a simple tale of a policeman investigating a murder. Superintendent Lascano is asked to … Continue reading

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Review: Thursday Night Widows by Claudia Pineiro

My first stop in South America and the 11th book overall for the global reading challenge took me to Argentina and was chosen based on reviews at Petrona and The Game is Afoot. In a wealthy gated community called Cascade … Continue reading

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