The Irish Men
JAIRO BUITRAGO

Summary
In the most violent time of the wars of independence in Nueva Granada, a young ranger soldier is lost in a hostile and unknown moor. In the midst of despair and hunger, he found a group of Irish mercenaries from the British Legion, who has lagged behind the patriotic troops. Overcoming the adversities, they will discover the miseries of war, the courage and the human bonds that are created in critical moments.

Data sheet
Category: Children’s and Young Adult Literature
ISBN: 978-958-8954-47-9
Publication date: 15/11/2017
Extent: 136 pp.
Format: 18.5 x 21 cm

Author´s biography

Jairo Buitrago (Bogotá, 1970). Colombian writer of children’s books, illustrator and researcher in children’s literature and film history. He has also published children’s novels and several illustrated books with illustrators from different countries. His books have been translated into English, Portuguese, Catalan, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese and Korean, and published in México, Guatemala and Argentina.

Illustrator’s Biography

Santiago Guevara (Sogamoso, 1990). Illustrator and draftsman, passionate about books, Fine Arts, and History with a four-year experience in the editorial world having collaborated in different magazines, newspapers and illustrated books with different writers and publishers. University professor at the Javeriana University in Bogotá.