By Edgard Telles Ribeiro
Durante los trágicos años de las dictaduras latinoamericanas, un joven diplomático brasileño renuncia a sus viejos ideales y se convierte en informante de los militares en el poder. Desde las sombras, es el eje que hace girar el oscuro mundo donde reinan los angeles tortura y l. a. muerte. Más de dos décadas después, reinstaurada l. a. democracia, el camaleónico Max sabrá cómo adaptarse y prosperar en las nuevas circunstancias. Sobre el telón de fondo de sucias maniobras políticas y negocios non sanctos de funestas consecuencias, Los años robados pinta un escalofriante retrato de l. a. ambición y el poder. Un relato que saca a l. a. luz las imposturas de los angeles diplomacia para iluminar los angeles verdad.
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Los años robados by Edgard Telles Ribeiro