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Catherine Bardon

The Ogre’s Daughter

Cover: The Ogre’s Daughter - Catherine Bardon

Catherine Bardon

The Ogre’s Daughter

2024, pp. 384, e-Book
ISBN: 9798889660460
Translated by: Tina Kover
Region: France
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The book

The turbulent life story of Flor de Oro Trujillo, the eldest child of one of the world’s most brutal dictators. 

Flor de Oro was born in 1915 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Repulic. Her father rose from small-time gangster to dictator and ruthlessly ruled the country for three decades until his assassination in 1961. 

El Jefe controlled his daughter with the same tight grip with which he ruled the country. It is a toxic love and Flor will fight all her life to free herself from her father’s yoke. A father she both loves and loathes. Flor’s journey includes nine marriages and many exiles which take her to France, Nazi Germany, and the United States.  

Flor’s life is a story of abuse, and struggles, and mistakes. It is a life story worthy of a novel. 

The author

Catherine Bardon
Catherine Bardon is a French writer who divides her time between France and the Dominican Republic. She is the author of Les Deracines, which has sold over 600,000 copies and won numerous awards. The Ogre’s Daughter is her first novel to be translated into English. 

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