The Ballad of Johnny Sosa

Aparain, Mario Delgado

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The Ballad of Johnny Sosa depicts an ordinary man trying to live out his dreams in a dreary provincial town in central Uruguay while suffering in the tentacles of military oppression.

The Ballad of Johnny Sosa depicts an ordinary man trying to live out his dreams in a dreary provincial town in central Uruguay while suffering in the tentacles of military oppression.

Every night, Johnny Sosa, a poor, young, black musician, sings melancholic soul music in the small bar in the town's brothel, dreaming of a life beyond his confining world, and for a few hours each day ignoring the secretive and oppressive military regim

About the Author: Mario Delgado Aparan is a novelist and short story writer as well as a journalist and university professor. He first became famous in Uruguay for his short stories, which depicted the contrast between country and city life of Uruguayans. He lives in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he was head of the Department of Culture for several years and now again works.

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