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Songs for the Flames by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

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Also by Juan Gabriel Vásquez:

Songs for the Flames, August 2022
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Songs for the Flames, August 2021
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Lovers on All Saints' Day, July 2016
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Lovers on All Saints' Day, August 2015
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The Sound Of Things Falling, August 2013
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Songs for the Flames
Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Riverhead Books
August 2021
On Sale: August 3, 2021
256 pages
ISBN: 0593190130
EAN: 9780593190135
Kindle: B082F2C2YL
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Being economical with the truth allows a photographer to understand something of which she would have preferred to have remained ignorant.

A chance meeting at a regimental reunion obliges a veteran of the Korean War to confront his past. A walk-on part in a Polanski film finds the narrator searching the director's face for signs of the aftermath of Sharon Tate's murder.

The internet search for a book published in 1887, leads a writer to discover the life of a passionate woman.

The characters in Songs for the Flames are men and women touched by violence - sometimes directly, sometimes only tangentially - but whose lives are changed forever by an unexpected encounter or by the operation of incomprehensible forces. Sixteen years after his first collection, Juan Gabriel Vásquez returns to the form with an outstanding set of nine morally complex stories, fresh proof of his narrative versatility and his profound understanding of the lives of others.

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