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    • The King Is Always Above the People

    • Stories
    • By: Daniel Alarcón
    • Narrated by: David DeSantos
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Migration. Betrayal. Family secrets. Doomed love. Uncertain futures. In Daniel Alarcón's hands, these are transformed into deeply human stories with high-stakes. In "The Thousands", people are on the move and forging new paths; hope and heartbreak abound. A man deals with the fallout of his blind relatives' mysterious deaths and his father's mental breakdown and incarceration in "The Bridge". A gang member discovers a way to forgiveness and redemption through the haze of violence and trauma in "The Ballad of Rocky Rontal".

    Regular price: $24.50

    • At Night We Walk in Circles

    • By: Daniel Alarcón
    • Narrated by: Armando Durán
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Nelson’s fate is slowly revealed through the investigation of the narrator, a young man obsessed with Nelson’s story - and perhaps closer to it than he lets on. In sharp, vivid, and beautiful prose, Alarcón delivers a compulsively readable narrative and a provocative meditation on fate, identity, and the large consequences that can result from even our smallest choices.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Actors Have Consequences...

    • By David on 03-08-14

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Book of Emma Reyes

    • A Memoir
    • By: Emma Reyes, Daniel Alarcón - translator, Daniel Alarcón - introduction
    • Narrated by: Marisol Ramirez, Daniel Alarcón
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    This astonishing memoir was hailed as an instant classic when first published in Colombia in 2012, nearly a decade after the death of its author, who was encouraged in her writing by Gabriel García Márquez. Comprised of letters written over the course of 30 years, and translated and introduced by acclaimed writer Daniel Alarcón, it describes in vivid, painterly detail the remarkable courage and limitless imagination of a young girl growing up with nothing.

    Regular price: $21.00