Las travesías

A family saga, an exploration of the most untamed passions and a view to the XX Century violence in Colombia are the pillars of Gilmer Mesa´s second novel, which takes place around the Las Travesías farm, founded by the narrator’s great grandfathers in the region nearby Medellin.

Data sheet
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 978-958-5581-71-5
Publication date: 1/9/2021
Extent: 431
Format: 14,5 x 24 cm

Author´s biography

Gilmer Mesa. Gilmer Mesa was born in 1978 in Medellin, Colombia, where he has lived ever since. Graduated in Philosophy and Letters and a master’s in literature from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana at Medellin, where he is also a professor. His first novel, La cuadra (Random House, 2016) won the Medellin Camara de Comercio Award, and it is considered one of the most dazzling Colombian literary debuts of the last decades.