The Sleeping and the Dead Ones

Year after year, the members of the Almanza family are witnesses and the main characters of the Colombian 20th century. Decades pass by and they live the consequences of the capital city elite. A lineage crossed by violence and important events of our history. This is a historical text that shows the life in Colombia during Laureano Gómez government until Camilo Torres death.

Data sheet
Category: Novel
ISBN: 978-958-59640- 2-0
Publication date: 09/09/2018
Extent: 484 pp.
Format: 14 x 21 cm

Author´s biography

Gustavo López Ramírez (Aranzazu, Caldas, 1955). He works as a doctor in Manizales and also explores his passion for writing. He has written Una casa morada al doblar la esquina, winner of the Barrancabermeja’s City Short Story Award in 2001, and De cómo Johnny el leproso se anticipó a la muerte, winner of the Medellín Chamber of Commerce Short Story Award in 2010.