Colombia a comedy of errors
Colombia a comedy of errors tells the story of all fifty million Colombians, examining the country's history, people, culture, colombianomics and justice. The first edition of this satirical survival guide was a bestseller in Colombia from the first month of its release. This, the fully-revised and updated new edition, also contains new and expanded chapters including: Dating, Beauty, A to B and Justice, which gives the book its name.
The book was written by British writer Victoria Kellaway and Colombian artist Sergio J. Lievano and reveals the secrets behind a nation that has drama and comedy seeped into its bloodstream. The pair study the country with an eye for detail that will surprise everyone, from the most knowledgeable reader to those who don't have a clue about the country.
This smart, humour-filled book has a serious heart and makes for an ideal gift or travel companion. It contains more than 200 illustrations, caricaturing famous faces (including Shakira, Bolivar, Nieto Gil, Botero and Uribe) as well as the millions of Colombians fighting to survive their country's daily contradictions. Colombia a comedy of errors is an inspiring journey into the depths of the Colombian gene and what it means for Colombians everywhere.Praise for Colombia a comedy of errors
- "A must-read for the thousands of foreigners who come to our country every year." Semana
- "There is no better way to express what the country can be than the phrase 'Colombia a comedy of errors'. We recommend it." SOHO
- "It's an instruction manual for understanding Colombian identity." El Tiempo
- "Make sure it's on your reading list." The Washington Post
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