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José Supera
Window Washer


Literary Fiction

  • Published: 01/10/2015
  • ISBN: 9789873818202
  • 208 pages

A window washer reflects on his life as he spends his days hanging from the heights. What he sees behind the windows as he cleans them, the lives he wishes he had and his tragic, lonely past mix together in a bleak, agonizing present. This is a tale with multiple threads: the personal story of the window washer, a love story, the search for his father, the teacher who disappeared, and a journey of self-discovery. It is also a story of mystery having to do with what is happening on the seventh floor.

About the author

José Supera (La Plata) won first honorable mention in the Página/12 New Novel Contest for The Window Washer. He has published the books Atrapamoscas de Venus, La resurrección de la carne and Sin ver La Paz en Bolivia.