El Jefe Maximo = Commander in Chief

El Jefe Maximo Commander in Chief Few things in the life of Plutarco Elias Calles remain a mystery While occupying the Presidency he conspired or ordered the assassinations of Francisco Serrano Father Agustin Pro and Alvaro Obreg

  • Title: El Jefe Maximo = Commander in Chief
  • Author: Ignacio Solares
  • ISBN: 9786071111418
  • Page: 119
  • Format: Paperback
  • Few things in the life of Plutarco Elias Calles remain a mystery While occupying the Presidency, he conspired, or ordered, the assassinations of Francisco Serrano, Father Agustin Pro, and Alvaro Obregon among others He established the PNR, the political party we currently know as PRI, and became the engine behind the presidential chair, a post he intended on keeping inFew things in the life of Plutarco Elias Calles remain a mystery While occupying the Presidency, he conspired, or ordered, the assassinations of Francisco Serrano, Father Agustin Pro, and Alvaro Obregon among others He established the PNR, the political party we currently know as PRI, and became the engine behind the presidential chair, a post he intended on keeping indefinitely He was exiled by President Lazaro Cardenas in 1935 and returned to Mexico a decade later, to die What is not commonly known, and is precisely the subject of this disquieting work, is the fact that Elias Calles participated in seances Ignacio Solares takes us to the secret side of Elias Calles, a world inhabited by the ghosts of those he had killed It is in conversations with these ghosts that we realize the terrifying consequences of falling in love with power.

    One thought on “El Jefe Maximo = Commander in Chief”

    1. Puedo inventar el chisme de que Solares solo sabe inventar estructuras narrativas y que falla en todo lo demás. Y luego, puedo deconstruir ese chisme al exponer que El jefe máximo es un texto que se aprovecha del perfil cínico de uno de los personajes más fascinantes (por malévolo) en la historia del México moderno para construir una historia interesante sobre el maximato. Sigo encontrando los mismos errores que en otras obras de Solares: esa malicia por manipular la información para favo [...]

    2. Es un buen libro que cuenta la historia de Calles y "el maximato", es interesante saber de dónde surgió la idea de está novela y cuando lo descubres todo lo que leíste tuvo sentido.

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