Such Small Hands (Hardback)Andres Barba (author), Lisa Dillman (translator)
Publisher: Granta Books
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 176 g
Dimensions: 205 x 130 x 15 mm
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“A dark and freakish frenzy of evil”
If Angela Carter is the so-called 'white witch' of magic realism, Andrés Barba is its 'evil genius'. This slim, grim tale is a fever-pitch portrayal of the dark, harsh fantasies and the grim... More
“Ruminative, intriguing, troubling”
Much more than a literary horror, Such Small Hands explores the psychological inner workings of children, in particular, the recently orphaned Marina subsequent to the traumatic death of her parents. What ensues is... More
Beginning with a powerful and moving first chapter, this short novel then follows a traumatised young girl as she tries to adjust to life in an orphanage. The other girls are suspicious of her, and her own behaviour... More
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