‘I’ll Sell You A Dog’ by Juan Pablo Villalobos

I'll Sell You A Dog book cover imageHere is another witty book from the sharp pen of Juan Pablo Villalobos; I’ll Sell You A Dog [High Wycombe: And Other Stories, 2016]. Last time, three years ago, the main ingredient was quesadillas, sometimes without cheese. This time it’s tacos but don’t ask what’s in them. Translator Rosalind Harvey does deliver the full flavour of the prose, however. The publisher’s blurb says it is about ‘everything that can be done to fend off the boredom of retirement and old age, while still holding a beer.’ Read more ...