Tema: death

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When the end is not nigh

On May fourth, I had the opportunity to do a presentation of my novels at the Guadalajara Book Fair. During the talk, I touched different topics ranging from the fabulism as cathartic experience, t...

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What inspired Vandella: Resilience?

Before the publishing of my first novel, Vandella in 2021, I shared a post about the story in my family which triggered my fascination about the topic of death, and how influenced my literary work ...

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The Book of Life

During the last year, I’ve kept you updated about the status of my next novel Vandella: Resilience. My intention was to publish the book earlier this year. However, as I mentioned in my previous po...

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Countdown to the End

What would you think if there was an app on your phone which could you inform you when you will die? Would you download it? Until now, the ability to divine the future and determine the time of our...

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The Fragility of Life.

The other day, my phone rang early in the morning, earlier than usual. When I answered the call, it was my childhood best friend, and I immediately knew there was something wrong. “Your mother was ...

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Vandella: What the novel is about?

My grandfather once had the strangest of dreams. He found himself walking the cobblestone streets of a town at twilight. The habitants emerged from every door, corner, and alley in total silence, c...

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Seven Years: One Dead, One Born

On this day, seven years ago, I received a phone call I would never forget. I remember I was working. I was inside my car, getting ready to visit a client, when I received a call in my cellphone. I...

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Death is not the End

“Death is not the end,” my grandmother said to me, while watering the flowers of her garden. “And what follows?” I asked naively when I was nine. And my grandmother proceeded to tell me an old stor...

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I did it my way

That afternoon, I felt like I needed a breath of fresh air, a breath away from the sometimes, suffocating city. I departed in search of a patch of green, stranded among a sea of concrete. When I tr...

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The Man with the Thousand Names

“Since immemorial times the man has been aware of uncanny forces that surround him,” the presenter addressed the public cramming the theatre. “Forces imperceptible to the naked eye, but that nobody...