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Jorge Volpi and Emmanuelle Steels in conversation with Antón Castro

Querétaro 2018, 

Two writers who have dealt with the Cassez-Vallarta case, which shook Mexico and caused diplomatic tensions between the governments of Felipe Calderón and Nicolás Sarkozy. Jorge Volpi used the story in his fiction Una novela criminal, winner of the 21st Alfaguara Novel Prize. The Belgian journalist Emmanuelle Steels analyses the same event in El teatro del engaño, which reveals the level of corruption and impunity of a case that, 13 years on, is still unresolved. They will talk to the journalist and writer Antón Castro about the two viewpoints taken to cover this incredible story.