Ghosts and Passions: 10 Latin American Reads

Robert Dodds offers a volcanic mix of Latin American prose and poetry.

Magical realism and more.

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7. The Bad Girl

Mario Vargas Llosa
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8. Labyrinths

Jorge Luis Borges
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10. Pedro Paramo

Juan Rulfo

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Robert Dodds

Robert Dodds writes for both adults and children and has been widely published and broadcast. His first novel for children, 'The Midnight Clowns' (2000, Andersen Press) was short-listed for the Kathleen Fidler Award, and another novel, 'The Secret of Iguando,' was serialised on BBC Radio Four. He has also written and directed several short films shown on television and at film festivals. After spending several years working in England, Mexico and the USA, he settled in Edinburgh.