Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Alberto Barrera Tyszka is a poet, novelist, television screenwriter, and journalist. He is the author of three short story collections, four poetry collections, four novels, and three nonfiction books, including a best-selling and critically acclaimed biography of Hugo Chávez.


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  1. The Last Days of El Comandante

    The Last Days of El Comandante

    Written by Alberto Barrera Tyszka, Translated by Rosalind Harvey and Jessie Mendez Sayer

    University of Texas Press

    ​President Hugo Chávez’s cancer looms large over Venezuela in 2012, casting a shadow of uncertainty and creating an atmosphere of secrets, lies, and upheaval across the country. This literary thriller follows the connected... Learn More
    Published: 25th February 2020
    Paperback | £16.99