Did Enrique Amorim, Federico García Lorca’s lover, steal his corpse? Did Amorim pass himself off as Jean Paul Sartre to sneak into a meeting between Chaplin and Picasso? Did he sabotage Pablo Neruda’s efforts to win the Nobel Prize?
Santiago Roncagliolo gets under the skin of the chameleon-like Enrique Amorim. Millionaire and communist, homosexual and married, Uruguayan and Argentinean, Amorim was able to seduce the most brilliant minds of the Twentieth Century.