By Carlos Fuentes

ISBN-10: 1564788296

ISBN-13: 9781564788290

During this comedian novel of political intrigue, Adam Gorozpe, a revered businessman in Mexico, has a lifestyles so excellent that he could besides be his namesake within the backyard of Eden—but there are snakes during this Eden too. For something, Adam's spouse Priscila has fallen in love with the brash director of nationwide security—also named Adam—who makes use of violence opposed to token sufferers to conceal the truth that he's letting drug runners, murderers, and kidnappers pass loose. one other not likely snake is the little Boy-God who's began preaching on the street donning a white tunic and stick-on wings, inspiring Adam's brother-in-law to renounce his task writing cleaning soap operas to stick to this junior deity and implore Adam to do an identical. Even Elle, Adam's mistress, thinks the boy is necessary to their salvation—especially now that it sort of feels the opposite Adam has positioned out a freelance on Adam Gorozpe. to save lots of his dating, his marriage, his lifestyles, and the soul of his state, might be Adam will certainly need to name upon the wrath of the angels to expel a majority of these snakes from his Mexican Eden.

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