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9788425357817

La gallera/ The Cockpit

  • ISBN 13:

    9788425357817

  • ISBN 10:

    8425357810

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/18/2020
  • Publisher: Grijalbo Mondadori

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Summary

Narcos, polis corruptos y peleas de gallos.

La nueva novela del autor de Sesenta kilos,

 
una explosiva mezcla de violencia y venganza.
 
¿Te atreves a leerla?
 
Año 2000. Alrededores de Vigo. Un vendedor de coches anónimo recibe una paliza que le destroza la vida. A partir de ese momento su hijo solo pensará en vengarse. Se llama Santiago Esquemas y se convertirá en un policía corrupto y violento.
 
Ventura Borrás, sargento de la Legión afincado en Ceuta, ha creado un sólido entramado de actividades ilegales muy lucrativas con la colaboración de tipos como Gus, un matón que arrastra grabado en la piel el dolor que ha causado y que un día se volverá en su contra.
 
Willy Ramos, un traficante que ha decidido retirarse escoge a su sucesor y le da un único consejo: «Sé discreto. Sé siempre discreto y no hagas alarde de tu dinero». Al joven heredero le llaman el Rubio, es listo y ambicioso pero pronto olvidará las sabias palabras de su mentor. Hasta que un segundón con muchas ganas de establecerse por su cuenta, el Chino, entrará en escena, cometerá un error... y casi todos saldrán perdiendo.
 
Con el desconocido mundo de las peleas de gallos como telón de fondo, La gallera es un soplo de aire fresco para amantes de la novela negra en estado puro.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Narcos, corrupt cops, and cock fights.
 
This new novel by the author of Sixty Kilos, offers an explosive mix of violence and vengeance.  Do you dare to read it?
 
In the year 2000, around Vigo, Spain, an anonymous car salesman receives a beating that ends his life. Since that moment on, his son will only think about revenge. His name is Santiago Esquemas and he will soon become a corrupt and violent policeman.
 
Ventura Borrás, a sergeant based in Ceuta, has created a solid network of very lucrative illegal activities by making alliances with guys like Gus, a thug who carries on his back all the pain he has caused others.
 
Willy Ramos, a drug lord who is retiring chooses his successor and gives him one piece of advice: “Be discreet. Always be discreet and do not flaunt your money.” The young heir will forget his mentor’s wise words. Soon a lower-level dealer, eager to make a name for himself, enters the scene, makes a mistake, and soon almost everyone will lose out.
 
With the mysterious world of cockfighting as a backdrop, La Gallera / The Cockpit is a breath of fresh air for lovers of raw noir genre novels.
 

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