Someone is Knocking at the Door: Chilean Legends

An excellent book where the author manages to transfer the freshness and naturalness of the oral tradition to the literary text
Summary

A young adult book that narrates the unsettling rural legends of Chile. 

A journey across Chile is the perfect adventure for a man in his years of independence. But a series of encounters and conversations with the people who live in the most remote villages of the country will divert his path into a world of oral tradition, magic and mysterious apparitions.

Andrés Montero is an oral narrator and he travels through Chile telling stories to adults and children. With this book, he fascinates by his talent for telling in a way that captures the reader with stories from the Chilean oral tradition.

Marta Brunet Award (Ministry of Culture, 2017) / Santiago Municipal Literature Award (2017)

Category
Children & Ya
Fiction
Text
Andrés Montero
Publisher
SM
Year
2016
Language
Spanish
ISBN
978-956-363-094-7
Pages
104pp
Cover
Softcover