Who Killed Palomino Molero?
The author turns his brilliant narrative powers and breathtaking sleight of hand to detective fiction. In Peru in the 1950s, a young man is found tortured and murdered near an Air Force base. Only two local policemen, hardly equipped for the job, set out to investigate.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gbill - LibraryThing
An entertaining, brisk read, which opens with the discovery of a soldier’s mutilated body. The murder mystery is fairly straightforward, though Vargas Llosa mixes in elements of class and race, and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - smik - LibraryThing
WHO KILLED PALOMINO MOLERO? is quite different to my usual reading fare. It reminded me of someone like Ernest Hemingway in the way it commented on the social structures and times within which is set ... Read full review