The Sound of Things Falling, Paperback Book

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Winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2014Winner of the Alfaguara Prize 2011Winner of the Gregor von Rezzori Prize 2013No sooner does he get to know Ricardo Laverde in a seedy billiard hall in Bogota than Antonio Yammara realises that the ex-pilot has a secret.

Antonio's fascination with his new friend's life grows until the day Ricardo receives a mysterious, unmarked cassette.

Shortly afterwards, he is shot dead on a street corner.

Yammara's investigation into what happened leads back to the early 1960s, marijuana smuggling and a time before the cocaine trade trapped Colombia in a living nightmare.

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