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