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A Narco-Acid Western told in a series of interlinked poems, Soto's striking debut collection follows the converging paths of two protagonists through El Sumidero, a fictional US/Mexico border town where an ongoing drug war is raging. The surreal verse of Soto's poems portrays a bleak political climate as it coincides with the rituals of love & loss, culture & spirituality, & the quest for a better life at all costs. Following the narrative arc of Alejandro Jodorowsky's classic cult film, El Topo, A Grave is Given Supper builds a world saturated with a mystical aura that describes the finite tensions & complicated desires of lives taking place in the borderland.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781646050109
ISBN-10: 164605010X
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
Publication Date: July 28th, 2020
Pages: 144
Language: English