The Fury of Achilles

Original Title: La furia de Aquiles

Author: Gustavo Rodríguez

The Fury of Achilles by Gustavo Rodríguez reconciles us with that stupid, young and irresponsible person we were at some point back in time. When Achilles Lopez moves from his little town, Trujillo, to Lima to go to university, he’ll soon become aware the big city will not only corrupt his teenage naivety, but also his friendship with his trusted childhood friends.

Achilles, the shy and responsible guy in the gang, becomes the most vindictive and ruthless of them all. This is the story four young people traveling from  a small town to Lima to study, start a career and live together, and where they experience enmity, jealousy, insecurity and chaos of a big city.

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SPANISH | Alfaguara

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