The Dancer Upstairs (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Dancer Upstairs Soon to be a major motion picture starring Javier Bardem and directed by John Malkovich, "The Dancer Upstairs" is a gripping suspense novel based on the search for the leader of Peru's notorious guerrilla organization, the Shining Path.
- Published: 05 February 2002
- Format: Paperback 288 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780385721073 ISBN 10: 0385721072
- Sales rank: 142,868
Full description for The Dancer Upstairs
The Peruvian guerilla leader Ezequiel is responsible for tens of thousands of fiendishly cruel murders, yet he consistently eludes capture. But in Agustn Rejas he has an indefatigable pursuer. From secluded city streets to the paths of a mountain village the policeman persists, tracking and anticipating Ezequiel's every move. Rejas' only reprieve is his love for his daughter's beautiful dance teacher--until he begins to pick up unmistakable signals that her circles--and Ezequiel's--intersect. Based on the extraordinary manhunt for the leader of Peru's notorious guerilla organization, The Shining Path, The Dancer Upstairs is a story reminiscent of Graham Greene and John LeCarr"--"tense, intricate, and heartbreaking.