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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El desbarrancadero / The Edge of the Abyss

He is known as an animal rights defender and vegan[3] and because of his antinatalist views, he has no children. Retrieved from ” https: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. 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.


Views Read Edit View history. Spectres of La Violencia Woodbridge: He is an atheist and fiercely critical of religion. Retrieved fefnando December 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.

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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.

InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Book ratings by Goodreads. In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality.

Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Europe and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of 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 to give you the best possible experience. Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking.

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His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins. Boydell and Fetnando,pp. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He obtained Mexican nationality in Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Archived from the original desbarrancafero In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Vallejo indulges in digressions into past memories that they both share, which include endless adolescent partying and homosexual love affairs.

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