Things We Lost In the Fire - Mariana Enriquez (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9781846276361
Department
Books
Released
4 Oct 2018
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Mariana Enriquez
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Granta Books
Language
English
Number of Pages
208
Dimensions
198 x 129 x 129mm (151g)

Summary

Thrilling and terrifying, Things We Lost in the Fire takes the reader into a world of Argentine Gothic. A world of sharp-toothed children and young girls racked by desire, where demons lurk beneath the river and stolen skulls litter the pavements. A world where the secrets half-buried under Argentina's terrible dictatorship rise up to haunt the present day, and where women, exhausted by a plague of violence, find that their only path out lies in the flames...

Fiction

General Subject
Fiction Short Stories
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Literary
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Horror
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
BIC Classification 2
Horror & ghost stories
BIC Classification 3
Short stories
Library Subject 1
Argentina - Fiction
Dewey Classification
863.7
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Mariana Enriquez is a novelist, journalist and short story writer from Argentina. She has published two novels, a collection of short stories as well as a collection of travel writings, Chicos que vuelven, and a novella. She is an editor at Pagina/12, a newspaper based in Buenos Aires.

Megan McDowell is a Spanish language translator. She has translated books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Gonzalo Torne, Lina Meruane, Carlos Busqued, and Mariana Enriquez. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the ParisReview, Harper's, TinHouse, and McSweeney's. She lives in Chile.