I am Don Pedro Blanco, slaver. A mad man. Giant or monster. The White Mongo. The Great Magician-Mirror-Sun. The King of Gallinas. The Pirate. The Father. The Brother. From the slums of Malaga to the throne of Africa, from the glories of Havana to a lunatic asylum in Barcelona. A pistol. If I had a pistol I'd splatter my brains all over the wall. This is my fault and my punishment. This is my story.
Carlos Bardem returns to writing with a thrilling saga about a real person, the powerful and legendary Mongo Blanco, an epic and ambitious adventure novel, packed with action. Spain, Cuba and Africa are some of the locations for a gripping novel which benefits from lavish settings and highly detailed research.
Douglas Suttle is a writer, translator and editor based in Catalonia. As well as writing for several newspapers and magazines throughout Europe, he ...