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You glow in the dark : stories / Liliana Colanzi ; translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews.

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  • ISBN: 9780811237185
  • ISBN: 0811237184
  • Physical Description: [144] pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A New Directions Paperbook Original"
Formatted Contents Note:
The cave -- Atomito -- The debt -- Chaco -- The greenest eyes -- The narrow way -- You glow in the dark.
Summary, etc.:
"The seven stories of You Glow in the Dark unfold in a Latin America wrecked and poisoned by human greed, and yet Colanzi's writing-at once sleek and dense, otherworldly and intensely specific-casts an eerily bright spell over the wreckage. Some stories seem to be set in a near future; all are superbly executed and yet hard to pin down; they often leave the reader wondering: Was that realistic or fantastic? Colanzi draws power from Andean cyberpunk just as much as from classic horror writers, and this daring is matched by her energizing simultaneous use of multiplicity and fragmentation-the book's stylistic trademarks. Freely mixing worlds, she uses the Bolivian altiplano as the backdrop for an urban dystopia and blends Aymara with Spanish. Colanzi never gets bogged down; she can be brutal and direct or light-handed and subtle. Her materials are dark, but always there's the lift of her vivid sense of humor. You Glow in the Dark seizes the reader's attention (from the title on) and holds it: this is a book that announces the arrival of a major new talent"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Colanzi Serrate, Liliana, 1981- > Translations into English.
Genre: Short stories.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.


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