Malena by Edgardo David Holzman

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

unrated

Synopsis

Set amid the terror of Argentina's ''Dirty War,'' Malena is a story of love and redemption. Kevin Solórzano (Solo), an American interpreter, and Diego Fioravanti, an Argentine army captain who moonlights as a tango instructor, converge at the vanishing point of the country's ''disappeared.'' Rivals for the love of the same woman, their journey into horror will redefine their humanity.
 

About Edgardo David Holzman

See more books from this Author
Edgardo David Holzman is intimately familiar with Argentina’s 1976-1983 military dictatorship, which serves as the backdrop forMalena. Born in Buenos Aires and currently living in Philadelphia, Holzman obtained his law degree in Argentina and his LLM in the U.S. As an attorney and translator, he has worked for a number of international organizations—experiences that led him to the historical record behindMalena, especiallyNunca Más(Never Again), the 1984 report of the Argentine National Commission on the Disappeared.Malenais his debut novel.
 
Published April 17, 2012 by Nortia Press. 368 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Malena

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Set during Argentina's Dirty Wars of the late 1970s and early 80s, Holzman's stunning debut novel follows two men clamoring for a woman's heart as they weather the country's descent into brutality.

May 21 2012 | Read Full Review of Malena

Reader Rating for Malena
94%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 38 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×