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Among Strange Victims free pdf "His tools are brilliant syntax, the ability to achieve highly powerful, recurrent images, a set of relationships between the plot strands that are more than a forced structure, and humor, a corrosive humor that never leads to laughter, but is present in every phrase of the book, charged with relentless sardonic irony." "Factorcritico"Rodrigo likes his vacant lot, its resident chicken, and being left alone. But when passivity finds him accidentally married to Cecilia, he trades Mexico City for the sun-bleached desolation of his hometown and domestic life with Cecilia for the debauched company of a poet, a philosopher, and Micaela, whose allure includes the promise of time travel. Earthy, playful, and sly, "Among Strange Victims "is a psychedelic ode to the pleasures of not measuring up.Daniel Saldana Paris (born Mexico City, 1984) is an essayist, poet, and novelist whose work has been translated into English, French, and Swedish and anthologized, most recently in "Mexico20: New Voices, Old Traditions," published in the United Kingdom by Pushkin Press. "Among Strange Victims "is his first novel to appear in the United States. He lives in Montreal, Quebec."

About Daniel Saldana Paris

Daniel Saldana Paris (born Mexico City, 1984) is an essayist, poet and novelist whose work has been translated into English, French, and Swedish and anthologized, most recently in "Mexico20: New Voices, Old Traditions," published in the UK by Pushkin Press. Among Strange Victims is his first novel to appear in the US. He lives in Montreal. Christina MacSweeney has an MA in literary translation from the University of East Anglia and specializes in Latin American fiction. She has also translated Valeria Luiselli s novels, "Faces in the Crowd" and "The Story of My Teeth," and essay collection, "Sidewalks.""

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Author : Daniel Saldana Paris
Publisher : Coffee House Press
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ISBN : 1566894301
EAN : 9781566894302
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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