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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The Best Books of Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Europe and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia. Retrieved from vsllejo https: He obtained Mexican nationality in His books are written in first frnando, in an autobiographical style, although he manipulates the conventions of autobiography such that the line between autobiography and fiction becomes significantly blurred.

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In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia. 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.

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Looking for beautiful books? 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.

Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking. Book ratings by Goodreads. Archived from the original on 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. Incessant Portrait of Fernando Vallejo”. In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


El Desbarrancadero

El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Retrieved 4 December Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins. Vallejo indulges in digressions into past memories that they both share, which include endless adolescent partying and homosexual love affairs.

Spectres of La Violencia Woodbridge: InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: Boydell and Brewer,pp.