Héctor Abad

Héctor Abad is one of Colombia’s leading writers. Born in 1958, he grew up in Medellín, where he studied medicine, philosophy, and journalism. After being expelled from university for writing a defamatory text against the Pope, he moved to Italy before returning to his homeland in 1987. He is the author of Oblivion.

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Héctor Abad; Translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean and Rosalind Harvey
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

“An irreplaceable testimony of the struggle for democracy and tolerance in Latin America.” —El País Héctor Abad’s Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely...

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