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Crocodile Tears

Author(s): Mercedes Rosende, Tim Gutteridge (Translator)

Location(s): Montevideo

Genre(s): Psychological Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary



The setting: Montevideo’s Old Town, with its dark alleys, crumbling facades and watchful residents. The gig: an armoured truck robbery. The cast: Diego, a failed kidnapper with weak nerves, Ursula Lopez, an amateur criminal with an insatiable appetite, the Hobo, a notorious hoodlum with excessive self-confidence. Dr. Antinucci, a shady lawyer with big plans. And finally, Leonilda Lima, a washed out police inspector with a glimmer of faith in justice.

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