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The Recoleta Stories, by Bryon Esmond Butler

“My tango covers the whole cemetery. It sings its joy and its pain, its melody haunts every passage of this labyrinth, and its words find homes in the most unusual mausoleums…”

The Recoleta Stories reveals the intertwined histories and post-life realities of residents at the world-famous Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. These tales go from present to past, and grasp the future. Magically realized, they entwine with an exciting and often violent Argentine history. Throughout, the city of Buenos Aires infuses its presence onto the page.

In The Recoleta Stories, Bryon Esmond Butler gives us insight into another world, at once exotic and familiar, at once dead and very, very alive.