Of Saints and Miracles
by Manuel Astur
Of Saints and Miracles is a sensuous portrayal of an outcast’s struggle to survive in a changing world and a seamless blend of the tragic and the majestic. Into this unconventional thriller, Astur weaves fables about the sun and the moon, of death and love, and reveals a way of life that may soon be lost.
This literary novel has the seal of determined originality, and is the admirable work of an author worth following.El Cultural
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