The Poison That Fascinates

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Canongate Books, Jan 1, 2009 - Catholics - 240 pages
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Abandoned by her mother as a baby, Emily now lives with her father in Mexico City. She works in the local Catholic orphanage. Life is simple. But when an enigmatic cousin, Santi, appears on the doorstep he brings family secrets, and soon Emily finds desire and temptation have overturned her straightforward life forever.

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

I did a poetry-writing workshop with Clement in Mexico a couple years ago and she did a reading from this book that was quite captivating. Prose by poets can be a bit precious, but there is an ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Jennifer Clement is a poet, biographer and novelist. Her novels include Widow Basquiat and A True Story Based on Lies. She was part of the NYC art scene during the early eighties but she now lives in Mexico City. She was recently the recipient of the Systema Nacional de Credadores. She is also co-founder and director of the San Miguel Poetry Week.

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