Buenos Aires Noir

Buenos Aires Noir

Ernesto Mallo

Literature & Fiction / Historical Fiction

Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.Brand-new stories by: Inés Garland, Ernesto Mallo, Verónica Abdala, Elsa Osorio, Claudia Piñeiro, Pablo De Santis, Inés Fernández Moreno, Alejandro Parisi, Alejandro Soifer, Enzo Maqueira, Gabriela Cabezón Cámara, Leandro Avalos Blacha, María Inés Krimer, and Ariel Magnus.Buenos Aires is a city of contrasts and contradictions, always on the edge of chaos, where multimillionaires and the destitute anxiously coexist in close quarters. Here, Argentina's top writers explore a city influenced as much by criminality and smuggling as Borges and the tango.From the introduction by Ernesto Mallo:Buenos Aires: city of contrasts, contradictions; always on the edge of chaos; in love with its own disorder despite the crude, transitory violence, the lack of law and order,...
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