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The Buenos Aires Quintet

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The Buenos Aires Quintet by Manuel Vazquez Montalban
  • Paperback $14.95

    Mar 27, 2012 | 384 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Feb 14, 2012

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Praise

“Montalbán does for Barcelona what Chandler did for Los Angeles— he exposes the criminal power relationships beneath the façade of democracy.”
THE GUARDIAN

“Montalbán writes with authority and compassion— a le Carré-like sorrow.”
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

“What’s not to like about a detective who, at the end of a hard day’s sleuthing, rustles up a duck ragout at 1 in the morning and then sits down to eat it?” — THE DAILY BEAST

“A writer who is caustic about the powerful and tender towards the oppressed.”
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

“Carvalho travels down the mean calles with humor, perception, and compassion.”
THE TIMES (LONDON)

“Does for modern Barcelona what Dickens did for 19th century London.”
TOTAL

“Carvalho is funny . . . scathingly witty about the powerful. He is an original eccentric, burning books and cooking all night. Like Chandler’s Phillip Marlowe, he is a man of honor walking the mean streets of a sick society.”
THE INDEPENDENT (LONDON)

“A sharp wit and a knowing eye.”
SUNDAY TIMES (LONDON)

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