* Greed, betrayal and murder combine in the latest brilliant work by the young author of THE KILLER and IN PRAISE OF LIES * Translations of THE KILLER won the Deux Oceans prize in France and the Deutsch Krimi prize in Germany "Tarantino meets Benigni...this is a novel that grabs you by the guts - then rests uneasily on your mind" - Independent on Sunday
Patricia Melo is a novelist, scriptwriter and playwright. Her novels THE KILLER and IN PRAISE OF LIES are both published by Bloomsbury. In 1999, Time magazine included her among the fifty 'Latin American Leaders for the New Millennium'. Her works have also been translated into Italian, Spanish, and Dutch.