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A Pretty Face (Detective Carlos Clot #2)

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"[Rafael] Reig delights in keeping his readers on their toes. For such a brief book — it can be read in one afternoon — it covers a lot of ground, and all of the elements come together at the end. Reig is playing around in A Pretty Face — and inviting his readers to play along."—NPR.org
“A wonderfully absurd little existential novel.”—The Independent on Sunday

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Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Serpent's Tail (first published 2004)
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Rafael Reig nació en Cangas de Onís (Asturias) en 1963, vivió en Colombia durante su infancia, y estudió Filosofía y Letras en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Dio clases de literatura en Nueva York, donde se doctoró, y en varias universidades norteamericanas. Es profesor de la escuela de creación literaria Hotel Kafka y colabora en diversas publicaciones, tanto en papel como digitales. Con Todo ...more
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