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Notable works, El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Fernando Vallejo Rendón (born in Medellín, Colombia) is a novelist, filmmaker and. PDF | In the following article, through Fernando Vallejo’s novel El desbarrancadero, I will reflect on the Latin American seropositive bodies;. Qué me quería decir? ¿Que lo ayudara a vivir? ¿O que lo ayudara a morir?”. Fernando, un escritor colombiano que.

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Retrieved from ” https: His books are written in first person, in an autobiographical style, although he manipulates the conventions of autobiography such that the line between autobiography and fiction becomes significantly blurred.

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He is an atheist and fiercely critical of religion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Spectres of La Violencia Woodbridge: In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia. He is known as an animal rights defender and vegan[3] and because of his antinatalist views, he has eesbarrancadero children. Archived from the original on La Muerte Deaththe character around whom the narrative ultimately revolves, appears throughout, touching different members of Vallejo’s family and finally becoming his worst enemy.


His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins. He obtained Mexican nationality in Retrieved 4 December Vallejo indulges in digressions into past memories that feranndo both share, which include endless adolescent partying and homosexual love affairs. InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Europe and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia.

Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking.

El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality. Desbarrancadego is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Looking for beautiful books? The Best Books of Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Description Fernando returns home after a prolonged absence to attend to his most beloved brother, Dario, an AIDS patient whose health is slowly deteriorating owing to his alcohol and marijuana use. We use cookies desbrarancadero give you the best possible experience.


Fernando Vallejo

Yet after difficulties with the Colombian Government in producing and, after he produced it, in presenting his first film it was censoredhe decided to leave his country. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Boydell and Edsbarrancadero,pp.