A death in a town. by Hillary Waugh

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Pagination244p.
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL22787517M
ISBN 100575050209

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The Chronicle of a Death Foretold characters covered include: Santiago Nasar, Angela Vicario, Pedro Vicario, Pablo Vicario, Bayardo San Roman, Purisima del Carmen, Poncio Vicario, Placida Linero, Maria Alejandrina Cervantes, Prudencia Cotes, Ibrahim Nasar, Victoria Guzman, Clothilde Armenta, Don Rogelio de la Flor, Divina Flor.

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tense Past tense. tone Surreal and repetitive; journalistic and. In effect, he’s investigating not just a murder committed by two men, but an entire town’s complicity in that murder, and by extension, an entire culture with its own very specific mentality.

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Lies and Deceit. What is it about the culture of the town that mandates the death of Santiago? Are the brothers really guilty? Yeah, there are a lot of moments like this in the book where you kind of want to strangle someone.

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