Literature: Santa María de las flores negras
Chilean novel by the author Hernán Rivera Letelier.Under the burning mid-December sun of 1907, a throng of saltpeter miners, women and children, inhabitants of the pampa salitrera set out on the long walk to Iquique their goal to demand better work and life conditions. Along the way friendships were forged, lovers were found, quarrels fought, but no one could ever have imagined what awaited them once they reached the harbor city.
This novel provides examples of:
- Armies Are Evil
- Author Tract
- Anyone Can Die
- Alliterative Name: Domingo Domínguez.
- Band of Brothers
- Badass Mustache
- Berserk Button: José Pintor doesn't like priests.
- Bittersweet Ending
- Book Ends
- Crazy Jealous Guy: José Pintor
- Crossing the Desert
- Deadpan Snarker: Olegario.
- Downer Ending
- Face Death with Dignity
- Foregone Conclusion
- Heroic BSOD
- Hooker with a Heart of Gold
- Sliding Scale of Idealism Versus Cynicism
- Smoking Is Cool
- The Stoic: Olegario.
- Those Two Guys: The Peru–Bolivian Confederation