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Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun
  • Author(s): Natalia Sylvester
  • Location(s): Lima
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s

Andres suspects his wife has left him—again. Then he learns that the unthinkable has happened: she’s been kidnapped. Too much time and too many secrets have come between Andres and Marabela, but now that she’s gone, he’ll do anything...

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Pacazo

Pacazo
  • Author(s): Roy Kesey
  • Location(s): Piura
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

John Segovia is many things – American, corpulent, shambolic, and obsessed with the history of South America. This history is what drew him to the city of Piura in the coastal desert of Peru, where every grain of sand...

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Red April

Red April
  • Author(s): Santiago Roncagliolo
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 20th Century

Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2011 Red April evokes Holy Week during a cruel, bloody, and terrifying time in Peru’s history, shocking for its corrosive mix of assassination, bribery, intrigue, torture, and enforced disappearance – a war...

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The White Rock

The White Rock
  • Author(s): Hugh Thomson
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

The lost cities of South America have always exercised a powerful hold on the popular imagination. The ruins of the Incas and other pre-Colombian civilisations are scattered over thousands of miles of still largely uncharted territory, particularly in the...

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Wondering, the Way is Made

Wondering, the Way is Made
  • Author(s): Luke F D Marsden
  • Location(s): Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
  • Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future, Travelogue

In a pre-apocalyptic near future, against a backdrop of a faltering global civilization and a living planet in slow-motion death throes, a young, free-spirited couple, Joss and Tina, decide to quit the programme and go on a voyage of...

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A Storm hits Valparaiso

A Storm hits Valparaiso
  • Author(s): David Gaughran
  • Location(s): Buenos Aires, Lima, Mendoza
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 19th Century

In 1810, José de San Martín deserts the Spanish Army and returns home to Buenos Aires to lead a bloody revolt against his former masters. Struggling with an increasing dependence on opiates, San Martín forms a secret army of...

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American Chica

American Chica
  • Author(s): Marie Arana
  • Location(s): Peru, Wyoming
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

In her father’s Peruvian family, Marie Arana was taught to be a proper lady, yet in her mother’s American family she learned to shoot a gun, break a horse, and snap a chicken’s neck for dinner. Arana shuttled easily...

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Conversation in the Cathedral

Conversation in the Cathedral
  • Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 20th Century

Under the rule of the unseen military dictator General Ordia, suspicion, paranoia and blackmail become realities of public and private life. Through the doors of the Cathedral, a bar and brothel in Lima, come the participants in this novel,...

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Lima Nights

Lima Nights
  • Author(s): Marie Arana
  • Location(s): Lima
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s onwards

Carlos Bluhm leads the good life in upper-class Lima: he attends social functions with his elegant wife, goes out drinking with his three best friends, has the occasional, fleeting assignation. . . . Until he meets Maria Fernandez, a...

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A Good Death

A Good Death
  • Author(s): H L Davis
  • Location(s): Cambridgeshire, Cusco
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

‘A good death is better than a bad conscience,’ said Sophie. 1983 – Georgie, Theo, Sophie and Helena, four disparate young Cambridge undergraduates, set out to scale Ausangate, one of the highest and most sacred peaks in the Andes....

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