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Antipodes

Antipodes( )
Author: Padilla, Ignacio
Translator: Reid, Alastair
ISBN:978-1-4299-2294-4
Publication Date:Jun 2005
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

From the author of the award-winning novel Shadow Without a Name, comes Antipodes, the first collection of his short fiction to be translated into English. This lively, eclectic, and highly imaginative volume spans time, place, and culture as the narratives move from the scorching heat of the Gobi desert to the glacial heights of Mount Everest.

Here, among others, are the stories of a great Scottish engineer, left to die in the middle of the desert, who is...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Author Biography
Padilla, Ignacio (Author)
Alastair Reid was born in Galloway, Scotland on March 22, 1926. He was a poet, translator, and essayist. He wrote more than a 100 articles and poems for The New Yorker, beginning in 1943 and ending in 2004. He translated the works of Jorge Luis Borges and Pablo Neruda. He was the author of several collections of poetry including Oddments Inklings Omens Moments, Passwords, Weathering, Inside Out, and Outside In. He died on September 21, 2014 at the age of 88.

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