Tango for a Torturer

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Akashic Books, May 1, 2007 - Fiction - 390 pages
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Whores, politics, and history tangle in Havana in the new novel from the author of Edgar Award-winning Adios Muchachos.

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Tango for a torturer: a novel

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Cuba's leftist dictatorship is the perfect hiding place for a rightist torturer from 1970s Argentina. In unpolluted Havana, perfumed by sea breezes and tropical vegetation, Alberto Rios, aka "Triple-O ... Read full review

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I'm not going to lie to you: I decided to read this book almost entirely based on this author bio: "Daniel Chavarrķa, a former Tupamaros who hijacked a plane to fly himself to Havana in 1969, is a ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Daniel Chavarrķa was born in Uruguay in 1933. Chavarrķa has worked as a translator of literature into Spanish, and has taught Latin, Greek and Classical Literature. His novels, short stories, literary journalism, and screenplays have reached audiences across Latin America and Europe. Chavarrķa has won numerous literary awards around the world, including a 1992 Dashiell Hammett Award.

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