This autobiographical novel describes the author's esoteric quest and
involvement with a shaman in the hope of saving his mother, diagnosed with
The Grinberg Mystery is a novel based on the author's
involvement with a shaman known as Brother Cuauhtémoc. It describes the
author's desperation, and his quest into the unknown searching for a cure,
after his mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The book revolves
around the limits of one capacity of doing anything for love, and that
which lies in between the visible and the invisible. It is a story about
acceptance, and learning how to let go of those who we love the most.
Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio is a Mexican curator and writer, founder of Guayaba Press and editor for the periodical Sur, published by Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite.