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