The Black Minutes

The Black Minutes

Book - 2010
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"When a young journalist named Bernardo Blanco is killed in the fictional Mexican port city of Paracuán, investigation into his murder reveals missing links in a disturbing multiple homicide case from twenty years earlier. As police officer Ramón Cabrera discovers, Blanco had been writing a book about a 1970's case dealing with the murder of several young schoolgirls in Paracuán by a man known as the Jackal..."--Front inside flap.
Publisher: New York : Black Cat, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780802170682
Characteristics: 436 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Estrada, Aura
Pluecker, John 1979-


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Feb 02, 2011

Superb detective story by Mexico's John Le Carré: Solares has the happy knack of being able to play with time (à la the 'magical realists') and yet drive the story forward. Gripping stuff...really inventive.

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