Books by Alvaro Mutis

THE ADVENTURES OF MAQROLL by Alvaro Mutis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 1995

"Good on mood and atmosphere; but, like those restaurants with a view and only so-so food, it lacks the essential substance."
Colombian-born Mutis continues in baroque prose the saga of his seafaring hero Maqroll (Maqroll, 1992) with a narrative reminiscent of Conrad and John Buchan, but without the insights of the former or the excitement of the latter. Read full book review >
MAQROLL by Alvaro Mutis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 1992

"Intriguing, then, though the drumming artifice keeps you distant."
Elegant, overworldly (in that relentless manner a certain strain of Latin American who, me, provincial? writing has: ``Not Kazan or Kanpur or Aleppo. Read full book review >