"Ruiz Zafon clearly has had a great deal of fun in pulling this vast story together, and if one wishes for a little of the tightness of kindred spirit Arturo Perez-Reverte
, his ability to keep track of a thousand threads while, in the end, celebrating the power of storytelling is admirable."
It would, likewise, not have been out of place if a body were to be found here, killed in a Satanist manner, and a Spanish missionary out of an Arturo Perez-Reverte
novel were to appear in the rain.
Considering this understanding of the witness, here I examine Arturo Perez-Reverte
's novel Territorio Comanche (1994) as an object that turns professional third-party witnessing (journalism) into a superstes witness who then ultimately becomes a double witness.
Part of that may be due to the fact that the story is rooted in reality, based loosely on Arturo Perez-Reverte
's "La Reina Del Sur," which itself was inspired by the deadly "queenpins" of the Mexican narcotics trade.
3 Another switch that made no difference.
El segundo plano en la literatura de Arturo Perez-Reverte
. Vigo: Editorial Academia del Hispanismo, 2012, 230 pp.
(1) is possibly the best-known Spanish contemporary novelist worldwide.
SI observamos el mercado de la literatura hispana traducida y publicada en chino durante estos ultimos anos, el popular escritor espanol Arturo Perez-Reverte
tiene en total cinco obras publicadas en chino tanto simplificado como no simplificado.