Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First American Edition
Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1987.
is a lawyer living in Lima, Peru. His wife is pregnant and they are expecting their first child. One night, Mario is woken up by a loud noise coming from Palomino Molero, a dangerous criminal who is serving a life sentence in a prison near Lima.
Mario goes to the prison to see Palomino Molero and soon realizes that he is dead. The police are not sure who killed him, but they think it might have been Mario. They ask him to come and talk to them, but Mario is worried about what might happen if he is caught. He decides to go back to bed and try to forget about it. But the more he tries to sleep, the more he starts to worry.
Eventually, he decides to go to the police station and tell them what he knows. He is worried about what might happen, but he is also determined to find out who killed Palomino Molero.; 8vo; $9.00.