Out now: Nelson Aguilera in German: “Blumen im Feuer”

There is not much to find when you look for Paraguayan literature in Europe. Since Augusto Roa Bastos, who may be called a Paraguayan Shakespeare, there has not been published any novel from that country in German. One more reason for Nelson Aguilera to be very proud now: his novel "Flores en llamas" - "Blumen im Feuer" is closing the gap right now. In a thrilling story about a sick boy, a family ready to help and a ruthless clique from the high society

Coming soon: Nelson Aguilera translated into German

The everyday routine of the Breglia family in Asunción is interrupted one day by a poor boy asking for some food at their door. When trying to help, the Breglias become aware of more and more crack-addicted kids and teenagers in their neighborhood. They decide to follow the traces of this drug traffic and discover some sinister connections with the offspring of dictator Stroessner's ruthless officials... Since quite some years, this is the first transla

No dinosaur

No dinosaur
"When he woke up, the dinosaur was still there." (Augusto Monterroso) Just like that wonderful and complete (!) tale by my favorite Guatemalan author, for many years I lived with my oldschool HTML website which cost me about two days of work whenever I tried to add just a comma. This is why I am very happy and proud to present my services today in a seasonable shape. I am always happy to read your comments, suggestions, compliments and, in case of an