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When the Buenos Aires subway closes at night, Enrique Ferrari goes underground to mop the platforms – and to polish his next thriller. The Argentine station cleaner, 44, with bags under his eyes, is also a prize-winning crime novelist.The money isn't good enough," he tells AFP.A representative for cleaning and other unskilled staff in the subway workers' union, he is seen as a curiosity: a decorated writer who has never been to university.Ferrari, known as Kike, has published five novels and two collections of short stories.A fan of River Plate football club and rock'n'roll music, Kike grew up in a modest home."Instead of dreaming of being a pirate, I dreamed of writing without stopping, like Salgari".But he doesn't want to go the same way as his literary hero.
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