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Author Rivera Garza, Cristina, 1964- author.

Title The taiga syndrome / Cristina Rivera Garza ; translated from the Spanish by Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana.

Publication Info. St. Louis, MO : Dorothy, a Publishing project, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M RIVERA GARZA,C    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First English-language edition.
Description 121 pages ; 18 cm
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Summary Follows an unnamed female Ex-Detective as she searches for a couple who has fled to the far reaches of the earth. A betrayed husband is convinced by a brief telegram that his second ex-wife wants him to track her down-- that she wants to be found. He hires the Ex-Detective, who sets out with a translator into a snowy, hostile forest where strange things happen and translation betrays both sense and one's senses. Tales of Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood haunt the Ex-Detective's quest, though the lessons of her journey are more experiential than moral: that just as love can fly away, sometimes unloving flies away as well. That sometimes leaving everything behind is the only thing left to do.
Language Translated from the Spanish.
Subject Women detectives -- Fiction.
Taigas -- Fiction.
Fairy tales -- Fiction.
Characters and characteristics in literature -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Added Author Levine, Suzanne Jill, translator.
Kana, Aviva, translator.
Added Title Mal de la taiga. English
ISBN 9780997366679 (paperback) $16.00
0997366672 (paperback) $16.00

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