A highlight of the 2021 Coahuila International Book Fair was the presentation of Enrique Serna’s book El Seller de Silencio. Undoubtedly, it is one of the great contemporary novels of our language, written with great skill and especially with the archeology of the language that takes us to the middle of the 20th century.
The work depicts the life of the controversial Carlos Denagri and is described by his conscience, which Julio Schreier called “the best and worst of journalists”. Due to the frustration of the parents, a complex childhood, incorporated into a chronic Oedipus complex, turned into an entity that destroyed everything.
He was not serious about the art of extortion, as he taught copper at an early age when he started a secret company to sell passports in the middle of the Spanish Civil War, while his stepfather was the Mexican ambassador to the country. Were This situation vetoed him from the foreign service – his dream job – and forced him to emigrate to journalism, where he took advantage of the deceptive virtues that made him an unofficial spokesman for the government. – The fourth property.
The fact of the matter is that Denigri has given up the true journalistic bombings so that he can make his fortune, which, under his guidance, has allowed him to walk the path of life that we will follow page after page. Can find, extra after extra. The essence of his business was to sell exemptions at wholesale and retail, where no member of the elite escaped.
Sarna not only reshapes the life of a character but also the events of an era. A journalist like Denigri was only able to thrive in the circumstances in which he surrounded them, through a system that elevated him and sent him back through the back door when he was no longer needed. Will lead to unknown And forgot Hell.