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The Businessman Who Gave His Guitar Away

4.75  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review
A university professor is waiting for his connecting flight at Bogotá International Airport when he is drawn into a conversation with the man sitting next to him. Annoyed at first with being disturbed, the professor gradually becomes interested in the curious tale the man has to tell.
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Published April 29th 2015 by Urban Volcano (first published April 28th 2015)
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Ruth Garcia
May 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This story is engaging as other Borkur's short stories but I noticed this one has more emotion than the previous ones. Being from Latina American, I particularly liked the scenario and the characters. I could identify with some of the characters and laugh about some of the cultural differences that Borkurs shows with humor. At the end of the story a lesson to think about ... :)
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Börkur Sigurbjörnsson
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Juan Carlos
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Oct 08, 2016
Börkur Sigurbjörnsson is an avid storyteller whose narratives are packed with funny dialogs and vivid scenario descriptions. He writes realistic fiction and his stories are usually based on real events in the author's life. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy.

Börkur was born in Reykjavík, I