Bogotá: Instituto Caro y Cuervo, (Serie Páramo), 2019. First Edition. Paperback. 311p., bibl., indices, wrps. new. Item #76884
Indians who laugh at the drunken pope and the mad king of the Spanish. Conquerors who fight with their breeches around their ankles. Wars of alfajores against cakes and bacons. Novenas for syphilitic soldiers. The Tapa del Congolo. Francisca Josefa the saint, Clarita the possessed and Silveria the talkative. Rooster cocksuckers in the Viceroyalty Court. Blacks in the portal of Bethlehem. Witches who instruct hearers, priests who inflame revolutions and Indians who recite sestinas. A "fuck" that breaks love and a long epic poem dedicated to pure shit. The guachafita in the boxes.