Friday, June 15, 2007

Latin American Bibliography #1

Los Arrieros del Agua by Carlos Navarrete.

His 1985 novel Los Arrieros del Agua (The Water Carriers) tells the story of Reinaldo, a men with a thousand skills, cruising the plateau that between Chiapas with Guatemala.
This novel is often compared to Juan Rulfo's Pedro Páramo.

Carlos Navarrete was born in January 29, 1931 in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, and lives in Mexico since 1952.
He was awarded the "Prémio Nacional de Literatura Miguel Angel Asturias" in 2005.

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