The Name of a Bullfighter

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 15, 1997 - Fiction - 228 pages
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Two men compete to recover a booty of gold coins stolen during World War II and hidden in Chile. The two, commissioned by different people, are a Sandinista guerrilla working as a bouncer in Hamburg, and an agent of the disbanded East German intelligence service. By a Chilean writer living in Germany, author of The old man who read love stories.

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User Review  - Doreen - Goodreads

This book fascinated me. I am a huge fan of political thrillers but I also received a history lesson in Chile's tormented past. I highly recommend this writer. In translation, the prose is lovely and lively. The plot quite consuming. Read full review

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User Review  - David Rush - Goodreads

Hot off the heels of reading his first novel I decided to grab this thriller by Sep˙lveda. A good book although it doesn't have quite the charm of The Old Man Who Read Love Stories but still ... Read full review


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Luis was born in chile.

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