This is a mystery novel which combines ornithology, politics and a search for God that resembles the work of Joseph Conrad at his best…Andes Rising is a haunting and strange little book that will have you turning the pages slowly and going back to read passages again and again.

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Available May 1, 1999

Andes Rising

Fiction by James Munves

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Clothbound (published May 1, 1999)

ISBN
9780811214070
Price US
21.95

James Munves

20th Century American writer

This is a mystery novel which combines ornithology, politics and a search for God that resembles the work of Joseph Conrad at his best…Andes Rising is a haunting and strange little book that will have you turning the pages slowly and going back to read passages again and again.

The Santa Fe New Mexican

An extraordinary exercise in drama, irony, arid erudition. I felt as though I were climbing rather than reading; the novel a kind of map or handbook in hand …Let the reader beware. Ever so slowly the story is unmasked, is transformed into a parable.

—Daniel Berrigan