July 15, 2020
4.9 X 7.7 X 0.4 inches | 0.17 pounds
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About the Author
Afonso Cruz (1971) has so far written thirteen works of fiction, and his work has already brought him many prizes, with The Books that Devoured my Father winning the 2010 Prémio Literário Maria Rosa Colaço. As well as working as a writer, illustrator and maker of animated films, he also sings and plays in the blues/roots band The Soaked Lamb.
Margaret Jull Costa has translated the works of many Spanish and Portuguese writers. She won the 1992 Portuguese Translation Prize for The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa, and her translations of Eca de Queiroz's novels The Relic(1996) and The City and the Mountains(2009) were shortlisted for the prize; with Javier Marias, she won the 1997 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for A Heart So White, and, in 2000, she won the Weidenfeld Translation Prize for Jose Saramago's All the Names.In 2008 she won the Pen Book-of-the Month-Club Translation Prize and The Oxford Weidenfeld Translatio