Hurricane season
—Melchor, Fernanda, 1982- author.
Book
2020
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"The Witch is dead. And the discovery of her corpse-by a group of children playing near the irrigation canals-propels the whole village into an investigation of how and why this murder occurred. Rumors and suspicions spread. As the novel unfolds in a dazzling linguistic torrent, with each unreliable narrator lingering details, new acts of depravity or brutality, Melchor extracts some tiny shred of humanity from these characters that most would write off as utterly irredeemable, forming a lasting portrait of a damned Mexican village. Like Roberto Bolañ̃o's 2666 or Faulkner's greatest novels, Hurricane Season takes place in a world filled with mythology and violence-real violence, the kind that seeps into the soil, poisoning everything around: it's a world that becomes more terrifying and more terrifyingly real the deeper you explore it"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Legends -- Mexico -- Fiction.
Mexico -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Mythology -- Fiction.
Villages -- Fiction.
Violence -- Fiction.
Witches -- Fiction.
Other Authors:
Hughes, Sophie (Sophie Elizabeth), 1986- translator.
translation of: Melchor, Fernanda, 1982- Temporada de huracanes. English.
ISBN:
9780811228039
Description:
210 pages ; 22 cm
Notes:
Originally published in Spanish as Temporada de huracanes: [Barcelona] : Literatura Random House, 2016.
In English, translated from the Spanish.
LCCN:
2019047151
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