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'Se llamaba SN' (The name was SN) is a Venezuelan novel. It was written by Jos Vicente Abreu and published in 1964. It tells the story of a political prisoner that is tortured by the 'Direccin de Seguridad Nacional' (National Security Bureau or simply SN). The protagonist is eventually sent to a labour camp in the Orinoco Delta. The novel is based on true stories of 1950s Venezuela, during the rule of Marcos Prez Jimnez. Many political dissidents were sent to labour camps during that time.

A film based on the novel was released in 1977, directed by Venezuelan director Luis Correa.


Category:Venezuelan novels

Category:1964 novels

Category:Novels set in Venezuela

Category:Torture in Venezuela

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