Every afternoon after school, Juan Brum entertains himself by imitating the drawings in his favorite comic strips. One day, he shows up in the Libra Publishing House, which publishes the comics about Cormack, his favorite character, to look for a job. His work at the publishing company take him to strange places and people in the building, until one day he is given a special mission: take a package to Sanders, the legendary Ending Seeker.
Pablo de Santis’s prose is deceptive: the simpler it seems, the more capable it is of leading the reader down unsuspected shortcuts of labyrinthine plots. Fascinating, enchanting, and entirely satisfactory, this novel is more proof that De Santis is one of the greatest Argentine writers of our time.