159 pp. & one leaf with index & colophon. Small 8vo (180 x 115 mm.), orig. printed pictorial wrappers (spine slightly worn). Guaymas, Mexico: Joaquín Mortiz, August 1970.
First and only edition of Carrión’s second book, a collection of six short stories, printed in a numbered edition of 3000 copies. In the 1960s, Carrión (1941-89) was one of Mexico’s emerging literary talents; a number of his short stories had been published in leading journals, and his first play, El Gran Espectáculo, was performed at the Casa de la Cultura de Tlacotalpan, Veracruz, to rave reviews. Following his studies in philosophy... More