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Héctor Abad Faciolince
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Faciolince and “Oblivion: a memoir”

Taking place between the 26th of May and the 5th of June, the “Hay Festival 2011” is a cultural initiative which began 24 years ago in the city of Hay-on-Wye, Wales and, since 1996, it has spread to a huge number of countries, from South America to Europe, via Asia […]

Bolívar through British eyes
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Bolívar through British eyes

As part of the celebrations to commemorate the bicentenary of Venezuela’s independence, the Venezuelan embassy in the UK has organised an event at which Robert Harvey will talk about his book on the South American liberation hero, Simón Bolívar. ‘Bolivar: The South American Liberator’ captures the British author’s fascination with […]

Ernesto Sábato, at the End of the Tunnel
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Ernesto Sábato, at the End of the Tunnel

In 1998 he wrote his much anticipated spiritual testament, but he made it to the cusp of his centenary for a few more games of dominos in Santos Lugares and taking his place alongside Jorge Luis Borges and Julio Cortázar. Fausto Triana Ernesto Sabato died on the 30th of April, […]