An allegorical tale. In a small town the full terror emerges of a dominant power structure left unchallenged. One of many kept indoors during their short lives, an unknown narrator describes with increasing circles the boundaries of his living space and the realities of his uncertain condition.
Evelio Rosero's awards include the prestigious Tusquets Prize for Fiction and Colombia's Premio Nacional de Literatura. He is the author of nine novels that have been translated into a dozen languages. He lives in Bogota.
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