Gente como nosotros: Short Stories
Darkly comic and highly entertaining, Javier Valdés's stories insinuate themselves in the unsuspecting reader like a heady brew with a strange kick. From the exploits of an urban vigilante to the erotic pleasures exacted from an unrequited love, from a menacing treasure to a family that brings a whole new twist to the meaning of neighbors, People Like Us is seasoned with irreverent takes on Valdés's favorite writers and directors -- such as Stephen King and Martin Scorsese -- as he delivers a unique array of fascinating and hapless urban creatures.
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PEOPLE LIKE US: Short StoriesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Six glum stories of brutality laced with erotica make up Valdés's first collection to appear in English.The publicity claim that Valdés, a former Mexico City dentist, penned short stories while ... Read full review
People like us: short storiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This fiercely funny collection of six stories introduces Mexican writer Valdes to English-speaking North Americans. The stories all focus to varying degrees on addictions to brutality, alcohol, and ... Read full review