By Álvaro Pandiani
Columnas de humose sitúa en el Montevideo de Uruguay de 1857, durante uno de los sucesos menossonados, pero aún presentes en l. a. memoria de l. a. ciudad: l. a. epidemia de fiebreamarilla. A partir de los angeles llegada de los angeles fiebre, los angeles desagregación progresiva delas estructuras institucionales lleva los angeles ciudad al caos. Junto a l. a. epidemia, llegaa Montevideo el indio charrúa Ventura Meléndez, nacido el día del genocidio desu raza y criado entre blancos. Meléndez ha tomado los hábitos religiosos, perolucha entre el amor a Dios y el odio al hombre blanco, que ha exterminado a supueblo. Se sitúa como profeta y anuncia ante el pueblo y las autoridades degobierno que Dios vengará los angeles matanza de l. a. nación charrúa, utilizando l. a. fiebreamarilla para aniquilar a los habitantes de l. a. ciudad.
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