Tag Archives: Laura Restrepo

10 Books to read about Colombia

When I was planning my trip to Colombia this year  a common observation was ‘is it safe now? What about all the drugs and violence?’ It is true that Colombia has known several decades of violence in which thousands of … Continue reading

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Delirium-by Laura Restrepo

This brilliant and moving novel, set in Colombia, begins when Aquilar returns from a short trip to find that his wife has gone crazy: he left her decorating their apartment and returned to find her in a random hotel room, … Continue reading

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