El sueño de la razón, by Berna González Harbor, was awarded the Premio Dashiell Hammett for the best crime novel published in Spanish in 2019, and Mongo Blanco received the Premio Espartaco for the best historical novel published in Spanish in 2019.
Berna González Harbor receives the Premio Dashiell Hammett for the best crime novel published in 2019 in Spanish for El sueño de la razón (Destino)
In Harbor ‘s novel, El sueño de la razón, Commissioner Ruiz (Verano en rojo, Margen de error, Los ciervos llegan sin avisar, Las lágrimas de Claire Jones) is confronted with a series of incidents that force her to dive into the world of Goya’s works and into a dark, officially unknown Madrid.
The actor and writer Carlos Bardem was also honored at the XXXIII Semana Negra de Gijón Festival. He received the Premio Espartaco for Mongo Blanco for the best historical novel published in Spain in 2019. In Mongo Blanco, Carlos Bardem reveals the true story of a powerful person, Pedro Blanco, one of the great slave traders of the XIX century.
Spain, Cuba and Africa are some of the scenes where this exciting and intense novel takes place, which no lover of historical novels or adventure novels should miss.
SvH Literary Agency represents the German and Dutch translation rights of both authors for DOS PASSOS.
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