Vulnerable Lives

Pablo Simonetti

SHORT STORIES, 1999. ALFAGUARA, 2012. 240 PÁGINAS.

Forbidden loves, broken lives, people tied up to their fragile consciences:Fabrizio Cardini, Claudio Álamos, Arturo Bossard, Videncio Fuentes... Every single one of the characters in this twelve short stories discovers the fracture of their existence and the destiny that entails their own vulnerability.All these stories draw on with relentless precision: their aim is to deactivate the external image that the characters show to penetrate into their tumultuous inner world.

"The first time I read one of his stories I did it out of curiosity

and couldn't put it down until the final page. It had been a long time

since I read such well-narrated stories by a Chilean writer."

Roberto Bolaño

PUBLISHED BY: Spanish ALFAGUARA

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