In the Wilderness

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Overlook Press, 2006 - Fiction - 170 pages
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In a multi-layered tale, an elderly woman describes how two hundred ravens are the warrior-poets of Galicia's last king, a priest reveals church carvings to be representations of the seven deadly sins, and a bat relates his own death to a lizard.

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About the author (2006)

Manuel Rivas was born in A Coruna, Spain in 1957.  He writes in the Galician language of northwest Spain and is well-known in his native country for his journalism and for teh films made of his prize-winning novles and short stories. 

Jonathan Dunne is the distinguished translator whose work includes Manuel Rivas's The Carpenter's Pencil.

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