Review: Àlvaro Enrigue on Argentina’s Roque Larraquy

During the late fall of 1987, in the years in which the new Argentine democracy was being reshaped after a decade of brutal right-wing dictatorships, the tomb of ex-President Juan Domingo Perón—the husband of Evita—was desecrated. His hands, which had modeled the country’s postwar political architecture—half of Argentines think he was a hero, the other …

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