Seeing Red (Hardback)Lina Meruane (author)
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Publisher: Atlantic Books
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 216 x 151 x 17 mm
Astonishing... Burns with vigour and urgency * Los Angeles Times *
Viscous, repulsive, and beautiful * New Yorker *
Stunning... Black and bitter and bloody and beautiful * The Nation *
Meruane is one of the one or two greats in the new generation of Chilean writers who promise to have it all * Roberto Bolano *
A novel of genius and disturbing intelligence * Enrique Vila-Matas *
What I really admired in Seeing Red is Meruane's equal commitment to strong, spare prose and the moral messiness of suffering and loss in a place of safety. She refuses to make a neat or easy story, stays true to the uncomfortably arbitrary nature of sickness and sorrow, denies her narrator and therefore her reader the comforts of heroism while insisting on the redemptive possibilities of literary form. -- Sarah Moss * Author of 'The Tidal Zone' *
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