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Richard Morton Koster (1934) is a novelist best known for writing the Tinieblas trilogy, set in an imaginary Central American country much like Panama, the author's home for many years. The style is magic realism, reminiscent of that of Garcia Marquez. Recurrent characters include the family of an assassinated dictator of Tinieblas, and there are many incidents of grim violence and raucous humor, often intertwined.
Total Books: 11
John le Carré thanks him in The Tailor of Panama as "the distinguished American novelist, who with great generosity of spirit went out of his way to open doors for me, and provided me with much wise counsel".