Adam in Eden

Adam in Eden

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In this comic novel of political intrigue, Adam Gorozpe, a respected businessman in Mexico, has a life so perfect that he might as well be his namesake in the Garden of Eden—but there are snakes in this Eden too. For one thing, Adam's wife Priscila has fallen in love with the brash director of national security—also named Adam—who uses violence against token victims to hide the fact that he's letting drug runners, murderers, and kidnappers go free. Another unlikely… (more)

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Adam in Eden is an astonishing late work in the Fuentes bibliography, reminiscent in some respects to the late work in a minor key of a Mark Twain or a Kurt Vonnegut, filled with loose biting satire, devil-may-care comedy, and a simmering rage and hope.

Book Details  

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press (January 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 220 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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