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Queen Cocaine

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Following the footsteps of a writer persecuted because of his ideas and tortured by his own frustrations, a young Catalan woman embarks on an adventure in the jungles of Colombia where her familiar world shatters and from which nothing emerges unharmed.

Confronted by solitude in a region where it rains incessantly, she discovers, first in her lover, then in the people around her, the alarming signs of a devastating war. In a narrative that swings between intimacy and horror, she bears witness to a hell in which she abandons everything except the language she has had to reinvent, as her only refuge, to speak about the thousand new faces death has shown her.


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Paperback Editions

March 2005 : USA Paperback

Title: Queen Cocaine: A Novel
Author(s): Nuria Amat
ISBN: 0-87286-435-9 / 978-0-87286-435-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA