Praise for The Secret History of Costaguana
"Audacious...a potent mixture of history, fiction and literary gamesmanship." – Los Angeles Times
"An exceptional new novel." –The Wall Street Journal
Praise for Juan Gabriel Vásquez
"One of the most original new voices of Latin American literature."
– Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
"Remarkable . . . Immensely entertaining . . . The best work of literary fiction to come my way since 2005."
–Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post
"One hallmark of a gifted novelist is the ability to see the potential for compelling fiction in an incident, anecdote or scrap of history. . . . By that standard and several others, the career of Juan Gabriel Vásquez . . . is off to a notable start."
–Larry Rohter, The New York Times