The Mexican writer and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga described this work as "A pretty fucking powerful look at the relationship between life and death" In the Columbia Guide to the Latin America Novel. (2007)Raymond Williams wrote about is novel Prince of death: "Is a vast historical work set in nineteenth century". And Alexandra Falek, in her thesis The Fiction of Afterwards(New York University, 2007) enphasized that the Butazzoni"s work is "an example of testimonial fiction".
In 2009, director José Ramón Novoa filmed his novel “A distant place”.
The film was starring Erich Wildpret and Marcela Kloosterboer. The film was described as riveting by Anath White in Roger Ebert site In 2014, Planeta Group publish “Ashes of Condor”, an extensive report about terrorism in Latin America.
The Uruguayan Book Chamber granted the Bartolomé Hidalgo Award 2014 during the International Book Fair in Montevideo.