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The Foreign Girls
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The Foreign Girls (Paperback)

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Veronica Rosenthal has retreated to a cousin's remote cottage in the province of Tucuman, to recuperate from the traumatic events in The Fragility of Bodies. She befriends two female tourists -an Italian and a Norwegian-- invites them to stay and starts a sexual relationship with one of them. After a party they attend together, Veronica travels on alone but days later discovers that the women have been murdered. Suspicion falls on a local Umbanda priest, but Veronica starts to uncover a web of corruption, abuse and femicide in which government, wealthy landowners and a high-ranking official from the Argentina's 'Dirty War' are all implicated. Veronica's investigation, with its unforeseen political dimensions, has alarmed new enemies who will try to stop her at all cost.

Fiction & PoetryCrime & Thrillers Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press Publication Date: 18/02/2021 ISBN-13: 9781913394387  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sergio Olguin was born in Buenos Aires in 1967 and was a journalist before turning to fiction. Olguin has won a number of awards, among others the Premio Tusquets 2009 for his novel Oscura monotona sangre ("Dark Monotonous Blood") His books have been translated into German, French and Italian. 'The Fragility of Bodies' and 'The Foreign Girls' are his first novels to be translated into English.

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