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En el pueblo hay una casa pequeña y oscura - cover

En el pueblo hay una casa pequeña y oscura

Vladimir Rivera Órdenes

Publisher: La Pollera Ediciones

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Summary

Surcos del territorio es una colección de crónicas literarias que narran la experiencia de crecer en algún pueblo o ciudad de la provincia.
Cada libro es una exploración por los intersticios de la infancia y, al mismo tiempo, una radiografía sentimental, histórica y política de los lugares respectivos, lejana a los edulcorados constructos turísticos o gubernamentales.

En este libro el autor —nacido en enero de 1973— reconstruye el pulso y los claroscuros de Parral durante la dictadura, los ochenta y los noventa cuando sucedieron las primeras investigaciones sobre los horrores de Colonia Dignidad —enclave cercano al pueblo— y, al mismo tiempo, la búsqueda judicial de cuerpos de detenidos desaparecidos en la zona: entre ellos su padre, líder territorial de lazona durante la Unidad Popular y fundador de una toma de terrenos hoy vigente como una población cercana a la línea del tren. El relato está construido desde un prisma íntimo, sentimental, emotivo, pero también crítico con el devenir político de la transición y las esperanzas truncadas de una sociedad más comunitaria.

"No hubo nadie en ese tiempo que le dijera a él que eso no era cierto. Que ni su padre era terrorista ni que en su sangre estaba el mal. Por esas extrañas razones que tiene la conciencia, encontró que su padre era culpable, culpable de un delito imperdonable: abandonar a sus hijos. Dejarlos a la intemperie de la selva en un pueblo perdido, pobres, ateridos, con los lobos devorando los sueños, los anhelos. A veces soñaba con ser fuerte, salir al recreo y enfrentarlos. Decirle en sus caras: 'Mi padre fue un héroe'".

Vladimir Rivera Órdenes (Parral / 1973).
Guionista, narrador y profesor. En narrativa ha publicado los libros Qué sabe Peter Holder de amor (Premio a Mejor Obra Literaria Cuentos 2013), Juegos florales y Yo soy un pájaro ahora (finalista Premio Municipal de Literatura 2019). En literatura infantil ha escrito
los libros El gato que nos ilumina, La vida secreta de los números y Los palacios interiores (Premio Marta Brunet a Mejor Libro Infantil 2020).

 

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