The Devastation of Silence

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$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Open Letter
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Pages
130
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781948830638

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About the Author

João Reis (1985) is a Portuguese writer and a literary translator of Scandinavian languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, and Icelandic). He studied philosophy and has lived in Portugal, Norway, Sweden, and the UK. Reis's work has been compared to that of Hamsun and Kafka, and represents a literary style unseen in contemporary Portuguese writing. The Devastation of Silence, his third novel, was longlisted for Prémio Oceanos 2019. Adrian Minckley has a BA in Social Theory from the Evergreen State College, and an MA in Literary Translation Studies from the University of Rochester. Her forthcoming translations include The Whore by Márcia Barbieri (Sublunary Editions, 2023).