Sent into the steaming Colombian jungle to investigate the murder of a British intelligence officer, Luke finds himself caught up in the coils of a plot that has terrifying international dimensions. Hunted down, captured, tortured and on the run...
Stretches of warm Caribbean beaches. Donkeys trotting down muddy roads. Vibrant cities alive with music, color, and humanity. If you’re looking for a book about Colombia that involves harrowing escapes from FARC guerrillas or tales of drug smuggling… this...
Location(s): Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): Early 1800s
This is the story of the last days of Simon Bolivar who was the liberator of South America (or more acurately Gran Colombia, which comprised present day Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador). He has driven out the Spanish and is...
Location(s): San Juan de Pasto
Era(s): Mid 20th Century
Doctor Justo Pastor Proceso López, adored by his female patients but despised by his wife and daughters, has a burning ambition: to prove to the world that the myth of Simón Bolívar, El Libertador, is a sham and a scandal. In...
The place is Medellín, Colombia’s second-largest city, and the time is the quarter-century from the early 1960s until 1987. Oblivion is a memorial to the author’s father, Héctor Abad Gómez, whose criticism of the Colombian regime led to his...