Songs for the Flames: Stories

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Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.92
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.75 X 8.6 X 1.03 inches | 0.81 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593190135

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About the Author

Juan Gabriel Vásquez's previous books include the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award winner and national bestseller The Sound of Things Falling, and Man Booker International finalist The Shape of the Ruins, as well as the award-winning Reputations, The Informers, The Secret History of Costaguana, and the story collection Lovers on All Saints' Day. His books have been published in twenty-eight languages worldwide. After sixteen years in Europe, he now lives in Bogotá.

Anne McLean is a Spanish translator who has twice won both the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Premio Valle Inclán, and received the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award with Juan Gabriel Vásquez for his novel The Sound of Things Falling. She lives in Toronto.

Reviews

Praise for Juan Gabriel Vásquez

"Masterly." - Yiyun Li, New York Times Book Review

Like Bolaño, [Vasquez] is a master stylist and a virtuoso of patient pacing and intricate structure. - Lev Grossman, Time Magazine

Exceptional. - The Wall Street Journal

"The narrative escalates, the mystery deepens, and the scope of the story widens with each page." - Khaled Hosseini

Dramatic and surprising. - Harper's Magazine

Remarkable. - Washington Post

Razor-sharp --O, the Oprah Magazine

"Juan Gabriel Vásquez is one of the most original new voices of Latin American literature." --Mario Vargas Llosa