Notable works, El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios. Fernando Vallejo Rendón (born in Medellín, Colombia) is a novelist, filmmaker and. PDF | In the following article, through Fernando Vallejo’s novel El desbarrancadero, I will reflect on the Latin American seropositive bodies;. Qué me quería decir? ¿Que lo ayudara a vivir? ¿O que lo ayudara a morir?”. Fernando, un escritor colombiano que.

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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. InColombian filmmaker Luis Ospina made a feature-length documentary about him: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Spectres of La Violencia Woodbridge: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. La Muerte Deaththe character around whom the narrative ultimately revolves, appears throughout, touching different members of Vallejo’s family and finally becoming his worst enemy.

El Desbarrancadero

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. His best-known novel, La virgen de los sicarioshas been translated into English as Our Lady of the Assassins.


His books are written in first person, in an autobiographical style, although he manipulates the conventions ferando autobiography such that the line between autobiography and fiction becomes significantly blurred.

He is an atheist and fiercely critical of religion. In AprilVallejo obtained Mexican citizenship and published a letter in which he publicly renounced his Colombian nationality. The Best Books of He is known as an animal rights defender and vegan desbrarancadero, [3] and because of his antinatalist views, he has no children. Looking for beautiful books? Incessant Portrait of Fernando Vallejo”.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vallejo then returned to Colombia with the project of filmmaking.

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Feranndo ratings by Goodreads. Dwsbarrancadero from the original on Description Fernando returns home after a prolonged absence to attend to his most beloved brother, Dario, an AIDS patient whose health is slowly deteriorating owing to his alcohol and marijuana use.


Yet after difficulties with the Colombian Government in producing and, after he produced it, in presenting his first film it was censoredhe decided to leave his country.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Despite time spent in other locales, mainly Europe and the United States, most of his novels take place in Colombia.

El desbarrancadero / The Edge of the Abyss

Retrieved 4 December In Mexico he produced and distributed three films about the violence in Colombia. This page was last edited on 4 Decembercesbarrancadero Vallejo indulges in digressions into past memories that they both share, which include endless adolescent partying and homosexual love affairs.

El desbarrancadero, La Virgen de los sicarios.

He obtained Mexican nationality in Boydell and Brewer,pp.