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Senselessness

Senselessness

Guatemala, exile, El Salvador, Indigenistas, slaughter, remembrance, witness, suffering beyond words, words for suffering, escape from the words, deeds, torture, complicity. Paranoia with grounds. Horacio Castellanos Moya has written a powerful and important novel, extremely compressed, about a real situation too horrific to be true. But it happened. The slaughter of Indigenous populations in various countries located in the Americas. Past, present, and likely enough, the future. Castellanos Moya has his fictional narrator immersed in the recent past (the book…

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