Return to the Same City by Paco Ignacio II Taibo

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An internationally best-selling author reintroduces his most popular character, Mexico City private eye Hector Belascoaran Shayne, the star of No Happy Ending, who trails a murderous rumba dancer with ties to the CIA.
 

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Paco Ignacio Taibo II is a historian and writer. The winner of seven international fiction prizes, including the coveted Moritz-Planeta Award, he lives in Mexico City.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Mysterious.
Genres: . Fiction

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It's tough enough returning from the dead--and Taibo's prefatory note blithely disclaims any knowledge of how HÇctor Belascoar†n Shayne survived the hail of bullets that apparently killed him at the unhappy end of No Happy Ending (1993)--without having to go back to punching a time clock, and Bel...

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Taibo's novels about Mexico City detective Hector Belascoaran Shayne (No Happy Ending) are an addicting import. At first, their hard-boiled surrealistic flights--as if Garcia Marquez had been taking w

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Taibo's novels about Mexico City detective Hector Belascoaran Shayne (No Happy Ending) are an addicting import.

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