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Luciano Lamberti
The Eucaliptus House

(La casa de los eucaliptus)

Literary Fiction / Thriller

  • Published: 01/08/2017
  • ISBN: 9789873987731
  • 192 pages

The Eucaliptus House is a collection of 12 mysterious, dark and thorny short stories. Inlcuded are:

Internal Tracks: The protagonist, Eduardo, is a rural doctor who receives a call to attend to a patient in his childhood hometown, which he hasn’t gone back to in twenty years.
 
The Eucaliptus House: Renato is a high school teacher and receives a ‘guest’ who tells him that he has to kill people.
 
Boys of the Night: Two skateboarders dream of finding the perfect skate park and end up discovering a group of vampires who want to eat them.
 
The Eternal Spirit: The protagonist has been elected president and meets with the outgoing president who tells him that he needs to trust in the Eternal Spirit.
 
Eddie: A disturbing monologue of a crazy man who talks to himself and shares what he is going to do in a few hours’ time: take a gun to class and shoot his classmates and teachers.

About the author

Luciano Lamberti holds a degree in Modern Literature from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. He has published the volume of poetry San Francisco (2008), three short story collections: Sueños de siesta (2006), El asesino de chanchos (2010) and El loro que podía adivinar el futuro (2012), selected as one of the best books of the year in a survey by Ñ magazine, and the novella Los campos magnéticos (2013).