Desvelando al Perú: La revelación de las Grandes Miradas

Elena Guichot Muñoz
Through a language tainted by an apocalyptic vision, in 2005 the writer Alonso Cueto causes a deep impression on the public with a novel about one of the scariest times of the Andean country: Grandes miradas. This novel evokes the nonsense imposed by the duo Fujimori-Montesinos; they become kings in a coven, they are demons who prevent the end of days. The death of Guido, a judge of the good, in the manner of Jesus Christ-cedes the throne of heavenly power to Gabriela, his girlfriend, fallen
more » ... el who put on an equal footing with the beast "Montesinos" to reveal the truth that citizens from Lima have forgotten under the anmesia cultivated. This book reaches its climax with a recreation of the Revelations: the process of unmasking the Absolute Evil. Reality and mythology are mixed to light a Postmodern Apocalypse, embodied in the struggle of ordinary people against dictatorships disguised by the absolute power.
doi:10.13130/2035-7680/3179 fatcat:t6gvqb63lvgmrec47qfookmjte