Barcelona: Anagrama, (Narrativas hispánicas, 633), 2019. First Edition. Paperback. 281p., wrps. new. Item #70533
"Seis formas de morir en Texas" is a novel about several people whose fate is bound to a heart. Not a symbolic heart, but an organ that gives life. The story begins when a man is executed in a Chinese prison and his organs are trafficked. His heart ends up in the chest of an American, through a transplant will change the future. But according to Buddhist tradition, if the heart is not buried with the dead, it will never rest in peace, and therefore the family members of the man are obliged to bring the organ back to China once he's deceased. This is a novel about organ trafficking, sins that must be redeemed, acts of love that seek to purge guilt, acts of revenge that attempt to restore broken harmony, and the essence of what it means to be human.