JUAN GABRIEL VASQUEZ is the author of four previous novels including The Informers, The Secret History of Costaguana, Reputations and The Sound of Things Falling and of the story collection The All Saints' Day Lovers. He is also the translator into Spanish of works by E. M. Forster, John Hersey and Victor Hugo. His own books have been translated into more than twenty languages.
One of the most original new writers of Latin American Literature.For anyone who has read the entire works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and is in search of a new Colombian novelist, then Juan Gabriel Vasquez . . . is a thrilling new discovery. - Guardian.A masterful writer.