Wydanie: 2011 r.
Dostępność: aktualnie niedostępny
Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "e;intellectual Meursault in a paranoid Hemingway landscape, a self-conscious Conradian adventurer, a Lord Jim in the earliest stages of selfwilled failure"e; (New York Times). The ineffectual hero spends his days drinking and observing people in the zcalo, and occasional nights involved in an ivory-smuggling operation threatened by impending government siege. Always persistent are memories of Marie and what was lost. In this sinuous narrative of dislocation and remorse, Barry Gifford details Franzs mundanity and the bizarre cast of characters swirling around him.