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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."—
“A wonderfully absurd little existential novel.”—The Independent on Sunday

“Rafael Reig
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Serpent's Tail (first published 2004)
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I chose this book because of a fairly positive NPR review. Disappointment ensued. The gist of the plot is that a woman who dies after being shot in the head during an alleged robbery remains in the world as a spirit. Her spirit self follows her family around, watches her autopsy, and investigates her death alongside a private investigator hired by her father. What should be a fun whodunit turns into an excruciatingly awful existential examination. The woman reflects on her life while the doctor ...more
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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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