Goliath’s eye
by Diego Muzzio


One of the best kept secrets in Argentine literature, Medifé Filba Foundation Award 2023. Set in the first decades of the 20th century and with the recent aftermath of the First World War, The Eye of Goliath narrates the encounter between a psychiatrist and a patient who He has gone crazy while inspecting a lighthouse located in the south of the world. In this violent and cruel bond, the border between sanity and madness, good and evil will blur. With echoes of Borges and Ocampo, Muzzio’s work is part of the supernatural tradition of Stevenson and Poe while remaining deeply original.

Author Biography:

Diego Muzzio was born in Buenos Aires in 1969. He is a narrator and poet and has lived in France for almost twenty years. His first book – of poems – was published in 1991 and from there other collections of poems followed, recognized with important awards such as the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Hispanic American Poetry Prize, and a dozen titles of children’s and youth literature. In 2007 he published his first book of stories for adults Mockba (2007), which was followed by the nouvelles collected in The invisible spheres (2015) and the book of stories Two hundred kangaroos (2019). The Eye of Goliath (2021) is his first novel.

Source: https://algunoslibrosbuenos.com/el-ojo-de-goliat

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