Of My Real Life I Know Nothing

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Latin American Literary Review Press, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 143 pages

Ten stories complete this collection of emotionally charged characters connected through a complex interweaving of repeated themes. Their tales include the humorous dynamics of a tour group in Italy; the haunting reality of a man who loses interest in his soccer team; a dead mother whose ghostly apparition wanders the city streets at night; unusual relationships between couples; and the transformations of the everyday. The rigorously detailed stories conceal the twist endings that await, allowing a glimpse into strange and amusing worlds where nothing is taken for granted and everything is open to question.

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Contents

Metamorphosis
13
Night Patrol
19
A Tree in the Garden
28
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Ana María Moix is an award-winning Spanish poet, novelist, journalist, and translator. She is well known in Spain for her innovative and intimate writing style, and has received international attention for her novel Julia. Sandra Kingery is a professor of Spanish at Lycoming College and is the translator of Ana María Moix's Julia and Welcome to Miami, Dr. Leal by René Vázquez Díaz. She lives in the Williamsport area of Pennsylvania.

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