The Guatemalan author Ronald Flores will talk about torture and reconciliation during his country’s civil war when he launches his book, Final Silence, at HOUSMANS BOOKSHOP in London. Wednesday 16 April, 7pm Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX (a minute’s walk from King’s Cross Station) Tel: 020 7837 4473.
Final Silence, translated from the Spanish-language original Último silencio, is a compelling drama examining the emotional wounds that blighted a generation. It won the prestigious Mario Monteforte Toledo literary prize open to writers in Central America, and is being launched by Aflame Books to coincide with the London Book Fair.
You can find out more about Ronald Flores on his fascinating blog which regularly covers the latest developments in Guatemalan literature.
For further details, contact Gavin O’Toole: 020 8669 3891 Aflame Books.
The book has been reviewed by the Latin American Review of Books by Eugene Carey.