A fine book, set in the very near future. Due to a disagreement with the USA, Mexico finds itself without telecommunications, so people begin writing letters again!
The principal characters are so obsessed with power that everything else takes a back seat - very often, no seat at all.
As the dialogue is always between two people, and very much one at a time, the character and motives of each are revealed, as are their preconceptions and suspicions.
Fate takes a hand and plans unravel. The final chapter is the stream of consciousness of the mentally disabled child that two politicians abandoned, in order to pursue their careers; and has more likeable qualities than all the politicians put together. Will they ever realise ...
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