By Peter Mountford
On his first project for a rapacious hedge fund, Gabriel embarks to Bolivia on the finish of 2005 to ferret out insider information regarding the plans of the debatable president-elect. If Gabriel succeeds, he'll get an advantage that may make him safe for all times. status in his manner are his headstrong mom, herself a survivor of Pinochet’s Chile, and Gabriel’s new love curiosity, the president’s passionate press liaison. stuck in a starting to be internet of lies and wondering his personal function in benefiting from an impoverished humans, Gabriel units in movement a terrifying plan which may expense him the affection of all these he holds dear.
within the culture of Martin Amis, Joshua Ferris, and Sam Lipsyte—set opposed to the lovely mountainous backdrop of los angeles Paz and interspersed with Bolivia’s unhappy historical past of obdurate survival—Peter Mountford examines the severe offerings a tender guy makes as his international closes in on him.
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Gennaro Iovene closed the case of veterinary instruments, and headed for the stable door. The intense light dazzled him as soon as he was outside. He hesitated for a moment, then took the path to the right, towards the tracks, seeing the horses entering the gates in the distance. The man in the black coat, hands in his pockets, turned his back on the track. Iovene merely nodded at him, and when the man lit a cigarette he knew that his signal had reached its target. He walked on without turning around, hearing the mounting excitement of the public ‘The horses are in the starting gates.
But some of them do, like the filuzzi dancers, for example, show up looking like they’ve stepped out of an American movie, with their mackintoshes on and smoking their cigarettes without their hands, and you’d think they were about to order a whisky, and instead it’s always a Fernet or a Sambuca. Afterwards off they go to the dance hall, and some of them have routines that would put Fred Astaire to shame. We like it when they drop in to have a drop before going dancing, because we all feel a bit like those men with their towels over their shoulders who massage boxers before they go into the ring.
Pierre stayed at the bar for at least three or four numbers, sipping a vermouth. He knew very well that there was a girl waiting just for him. Even now, when she was dancing with a guy, she made eyes at him each time she span. Apart from anything else, she moved better than all the rest. Pierre figured she would be a fantastic filuzzi dancer as well, chucked away his cigarette and crushed it beneath his shoe. He crossed the floor as though it were Piazza Maggiore on a Sunday morning, keeping his hand in his trouser pocket, under his jacket, more Cary Grant than ever.