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Category: Contemporary Fiction|
The author of the book: Guadalupe Nettel
Edition: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Date of issue: 31 Jul 2015
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 2.12 MB
City - Country: New York, United States
Full description of the book "The Body Where I Was Born":The first novel to appear in English by one of the most talked-about and critically acclaimed writers of new Mexican fiction. From a psychoanalyst's couch, the narrator looks back on her bizarre childhood in which she was born with an abnormality in her eye into a family intent on fixing it. In a world without the time and space for innocence, the narrator intimately recalls her younger self a fierce and discerning girl open to life s pleasures and keen to its ruthless cycle of tragedy. With raw language and a brilliant sense of humor, both delicate and PDF unafraid, Nettel strings together hard-won, unwieldy memories taking us from Mexico City to Aix-en-Provence, France, then back home again to create a portrait of the artist as a young girl. In these pages, Nettel s art of storytelling transforms experience into inspiration and a new startling perception of reality. "Nettel's eye gives rise to a tension, subtle but persistent, that immerses us in an uncomfortable reality, disquieting, even disturbing a gaze that illuminates her prose like an alien sun shining down on our world." Valeria Luiselli, author of"Sidewalks"and"Faces in the Crowd ePub" "It has been a long time since I've found in the literature of my generation a world as personal and untransferable as that of Guadalupe Nettel." Juan Gabriel Vasquez, author of"The Sound of Things Falling" "Nettel reveals the subliminal beauty within beings and painstakingly examines the intimacies of her soul." "Magazine Litteraire" Guadalupe Nettel s storytelling power is majestic." "Typographical Era" In Praise of"Natural Histories" "Five flawless stories..." "The New York Times" Nettel s stories are as atmospheric and emotionally battering as Checkhov s. "Asymptote""
About the author Guadalupe Nettel"The New York Times"described GUADALUPE NETTEL s acclaimed English-language debut, "Natural Histories"(Seven Stories 2014), as five flawless stories. A Bogota 39 author and Granta Best Untranslated Writer, Nettel has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Gilberto Owen National Literature Prize, the Antonin Artaud Prize, the Ribera del Duero Short Fiction Award, and most recently the 2014 Herralde Novel Prize."TheBodyWhere I Was Born"is her highly anticipated first novel to appear in English. She lives and works in Mexico City."
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