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The Transmigration of Bodies and Signs Preceding the End of the World

The Transmigration of Bodies and Signs Preceding the End of the World( )
Author: Herrera, Yuri
Translator: Dillman, Lisa
ISBN:978-1-925410-55-6
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Two astonishing novellas, by ''Mexico''s greatest novelist'', in one volume.

Hilarious and horrifying, Yuri Herrera''s The Transmigration of Bodies is a gritty, feverish novella, written in dazzling prose that is both bawdy and poetic. A plague has brought death to the city. Two feuding crime families with blood on their hands need our hard-boiled hero, The Redeemer, to broker peace. Both his instincts and the vacant streets warn him to stay indoors, but The...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Crime
Author Biography
Herrera, Yuri (Author)
Yuri Herrera was born in Actopan, Mexico, in 1970. He earned his PhD for Hispanic Language and Literature from UC Berkeley. He teaches at the University of Tulane, in New Orleans.

Signs Preceding the End of the World, is his first novel in English. He and translator Lisa Dillman won the Best Translated Book Award 2016 from the University of Rochester's Three Percent blog and funded by Amazon's literary partnerships program. His latest work includes The Transmigration of Bodies (July 2016).

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