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Sent to investigate a double murder, he arrives at the crime scene to find three bodies.

Needle in a Haystack by Ernesto Mallo

Buenos Aires is a city of contrasts and contradictions, always on the edge of chaos, where multimillionaires and the destitute anxiously coexist in close quarters. Dec 24, Alcornell rated it liked it Shelves: Vive y trabaja en Buenos Aires.

Dec 12, Beata Bowen rated it liked it Shelves: I knew, in broad terms, that a military junta seized power and waged a brutal campaign of repression against various left-wing elements in society, ranging from armed guerrilla groups to leftist intelligentsia. Sep 13, Kim rated it really liked it.

Free Friday offering from Barnes and Noble. View all 4 comments. This is the first in a trilogy, and I can’t wait to read the rest.

Detective Lascano, nicknamed Perro the Dog is trying to solve a crime that certain people do not want to be solved!

Meanwhile, he is getting involved with a woman who is wanted by the government for her supposedly subversive activities. Paperbackpages.


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I’m finished, but I’m not entirely sure what happened. Comisario ‘El perro’ Lascano. I had been looking forward to settling in with this, but couldn’t make it past the first dozen pages. May 26, Gregory rated it ernesgo was amazing. The timeline is confusing. This is not just a society where there is no justice and those in charge enjoy impunity for the sins they justify to themselves.

The two were “subversives” killed by the army, but the third was plan from http: Jun 02, Tina Myers rated it really liked it. This is more of an account of the joys of living under the right wing dictatorship of the s.

Only at about page did I figure out that chapter one was actually a prologue of sorts. It was ednesto struggle in the beginning, to understand what was going on because there were so many characters and even some ghosts thrown down in the first several chapters. You should not find out more than halfway through the malo that you’d stepped back in time at the beginning. It adds an ethereal quality to the storytelling, making it not quite real.

Sure, I realize this is art as opposed bardio poor old ordinary prose, but gimme a break! Preview — Needle in a Haystack by Ernesto Mallo. Pero la tranquilidad no es para El Perro: Apr 13, Joyce McKune rated it did not like it Shelves: Want to Read saving….

Sorry,but I found it very offensive and I usually have a pretty thick skin. L’ aiguille dans la botte de foin by Ernesto Mallo Book 1 edition published in in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.


Sweet money by Ernesto Mallo Book 13 editions published between and vel 4 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Superintendent Lascano is drawn into a war between the Buenos Aires Chief of Police and the Apostles, drug-dealing cops who want to control the city.

Mallo, Ernesto Overview. Lascano wants to follow clues and find out who killed whom–he is almost rigidly apolitical–but the politics of the situation make it very difficult.

Tiempos negros Book 4 ernnesto published in in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Lists with This Book. However, that doesn’t make it any more interesting. To view it, click here. Dec 14, Cheryl rated it really liked it. It is a society where a conscientious police officer can get murdered by the military in broad daylight on a busy street for getting closer to the agenda of just one individual within that vast apparatus, not even the agenda of the apparatus itself.

This book is half a fairly unremarkable noir detective story and half a portrait of life in and around the criminal justice system of a corrupt, malevolent military dictatorship.