Guillermo Saccomanno is the author of numerous novels and story collections, including El buen dolor, winner of the Premio Nacional de Literatura, as well as 77 and Gesell Dome, both of which won the Dashiell Hammett Prize. He also received Seix Barral’s Premio Biblioteca Breve de Novela for El oficinista and the Rodolfo Walsh Prize for nonfiction for Un maestro. Critics tend to compare his works to those of Balzac, Zola, Dos Passos, and Faulkner.
Looking and Looking Away
Kim Fay reviews “Gesell Dome” by Guillermo Saccomanno....