Bernardo Fernández, Bef

MÉXICO, 1972

Bernardo Fernández, aka Bef, is a writer, story teller and graphic designer. He was born in Ciudad de México in 1972. He has published the novels Tiempo de alacranes (Scorpion Times, 2005), Gel azul (Blue Gel, 2006), Ladrón de sueños (The Dream Thief, 2008), Ojos de lagarto (Snake Eyes, 2009), Hielo Negro (Black Ice, 2011) and Cuello Blanco (White Collar, 2013); the short-stories collections ¡¡Bzzzzzzt!! Ciudad interfase (¡¡Bzzzzzzt!! Interface City, 1998) and El llanto de los niños muertos (The Crying of the Dead Children, 2008); the children's books Error de programación (Programming Error, 1997), Cuento de hadas para conejos (Fairy Tales for Rabbits, 2007), Groar and Soy el robot (I Am the Robot, 2010); and the graphic novels Pulpo cómics (Octopus Comics, 2004), Monorama (2007) and Monorama 2 (2009).

He is one of the best young Mexican writers of our times and he has won several prizes, such as the national novel prize Otra Vuelta de Tuerca (Mexico), the prize Memorial Silverio Cañada for best first crime novel (Spain), Ignotus prize of the Spanish Association of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror.

 

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By Bernardo Fernández, Bef

  • The Yellow Minute

    CHILDREN'S BOOK, 2017

    Maria is a 13 year old girl having a bad time at school and at home, where her parents' constant squabbling is ruining her life. She's very good at drawing but not great at maths. And she doesn't...

  • From One to Ten and Back Again

    CHILDREN'S BOOK, 2017

    Robots, bears, devils, platypuses, monsters, soldiers, an octopus, a girl and lots more. This is a book for girls and boys who are just beginning to learn to count. One of the most talented...

  • Cobalt Blue

    NOVEL, 2016

    Thwarted in her attempts to create a global financial network for criminals and in mourning over the death of her godfather, El Paisano , Lizzy Zubiaga returns to the scene of global crime having...

  • Scenarios for the End of the World

    SHORT STORIES, 2015

    A report on a clandestine extraterrestrial invasion and its influence on the Mexican government. A conqueror of new planets who can commit genocide at the touch of a button. An immigrant worker...

  • Uncle Bill

    GRAPHIC NOVEL, 2014

    William S. Burroughs arrived in Mexico City in 1949 accompanied by his wife Joan, his stepdaughter Julie and Billy, his young son. Destined to become the most important experimental writer in the...

  • Behind the Mask

    NOVEL, 2014.

    Zombi, a tall, well-built young man, and Roque, a small, shy nerd, have been friends since they were little. They both go to Germán Butze High School and they have the same problems as all...

  • White Collar

    NOVEL NOIR, 2013

    After Black Ice (Grijalbo Prize 2011) detective Andrea Mijangos and Lizzy Zubiaga, the queen of synthetic drugs, return to face each other once more. Oscar Salgado, owner of Blue Chip...

  • Black Ice

    NOVEL, 2011

    GRIJALBO NOVEL PRIZE 2011 Lizzy Zubiaga runs a prison in Constanza. Andrea Mijangos is a public attorney. Although they don't yet know it, they are tied together by bloody events with...

  • I Am the Robot

    CHILDREN'S BOOK, 2010

    Incredible! If you sent a picture of you to marionettes.com, you received a robot exactly like you by mail. The robot then did all you didn't want to do: your homework, tidy up your room, eat...

  • Snake Eyes

    NOVEL, 2009

    1923. A city snakes under the Mexicali soil. There, Pi Ying, an old Chinese opium and alcohol trafficker, has kept a closely-guarded secret ever since his flight from Shanghai many years ago,...

  • The Dream Thief

    SCIENCE FICTION, 2008

    The twisted mind of Doctor Ventosa - a mad scientist - has come up with a perverse plan: to give children chilling nightmares via a virtual reality video game console of his own design, and to...

  • Blue Gel

    SCIENCE FICTION, 2006

    Blue Gel contains two novellas by one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary science fiction, Blue Gel and An Explosion of Silence . Blue Gel takes us to a world where the...

  • Tiempo de alacranes

    NOVEL, 2005

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