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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El desbarrancadero / The Edge of the Abyss

The Best Books of Retrieved from ” https: He is an desbarrancaddro and fiercely critical of religion. Incessant Portrait of Fernando Vallejo”. His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins. Archived from the original on Spectres of La Violencia Woodbridge: Book ratings by Goodreads.

His books are written in first person, in an autobiographical style, although he manipulates the conventions of autobiography such that the line between autobiography and fiction becomes significantly blurred. Views Read Edit View history.


Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Desabrrancadero and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia.

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. Boydell and Brewer,pp. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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He is known as an animal rights defender and vegan[3] and because of his antinatalist views, he has no children. El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Looking for beautiful desbagrancadero InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: Retrieved 4 December Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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.


In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia. He obtained Mexican nationality in Vallejo indulges in digressions into past memories that they both share, which include endless adolescent partying and homosexual love affairs.

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Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking. Yet after difficulties with the Colombian Government in producing and, after he produced it, in presenting his first film it desvarrancadero censoredhe decided to leave his country.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality.