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The Conspiracy Israel Centeno

The Conspiracy

Israel Centeno

Published April 17th 2014
ISBN : 9781497335103
Paperback
286 pages
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The Conspiracy was published in 2002, shortly after the alleged coup against Hugo Chavez. The novel was interpreted by Chavez and his revolutionary party as an affront to their myth of origin. They launched a campaign against Israel Centeno thatMoreThe Conspiracy was published in 2002, shortly after the alleged coup against Hugo Chavez. The novel was interpreted by Chavez and his revolutionary party as an affront to their myth of origin. They launched a campaign against Israel Centeno that escalated from harassment and threats to violence, ultimately forcing him into exile.Arare voice from Venezuela. In this fever dream of a novel shot through with dark humor, Centeno grapples with the fallout from generations of violence and corruption. -Natasha Wimmer, Translator of Roberto Bolanos 2666.