The Sound of Things Falling, Paperback Book


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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