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Bolívar, sinfonía tropikal

Diego Rísquez Venezuela, 1979

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There must be a reason behind presenting an episode rich in consequences in this fragmentary fashion, as if underneath the broken narrative survives the belief that he who knows exactly how things came to be is the agent who’ll suffer the fate of the inventor in Kafka’s Penitentiary Colony – the most knowledgeable one will be devoured by Chronos, whose inner machinery he devises and explains. Instead of an extensive,