If you have never read a book by Ian Vasquez, I would ask that you spend the closing days of 2010 doing just that. In only three novels, Vasquez has demonstrated that he has that rare, raw and beautiful ability to suck the air out of the room in the space of a sentence. Would that be enough of a recommendation?
MR. HOOLIGAN, Vasquez’s third novel, returns to the familiar and dangerous environs of Belize, so starkly and darkly described in the pages of IN THE HEAT. This award-winning debut introduced an enigmatic and memorable character named Miles Young, who makes an appearance or two in the new book that could be described as something