The She-Devil in the Mirror

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New Directions Publishing Corporation
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5.26 X 0.58 X 8.02 inches | 0.51 pounds
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About the Author

Horacio Castellanos Moya was born 1957 in Honduras. He has lived in San Salvador, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico (where he spent ten years as a journalist, editor, and political analyst), Spain, and Germany. In 1988 he won the National Novel Prize from Central American University for his first novel. His work has been published and translated in England, Germany, El Salvador and Costa Rica. He has published ten novels and is now living in exile as part of the City of Asylum project in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Katherine Silver's award-winning translations include works by María Sonia Cristoff, Daniel Sada, César Aira, Julio Cortázar, Juan Carlos Onetti, and Julio Ramón Ribeyro. The author of Echo Under Story, she volunteers as an interpreter for asylum seekers.


He has put El Salvador on the literary map.--Natasha Wimmer
[It] careen[s] with such giddy enthusiasm.--Don Sjoerdsma
Dark and comic, at turns violent and oddly erotic.--Nate Martin
Humor amid the madness and evil. Don't let the breezy, often funny and frequently irreverent tone fool you.--John Greenya
Castellanos Moya's narrator is delightfully paranoid and obsessed.--Joshua Marcus
This book reads beautifully...and is quite captivating. Looks like Moya's reputation will continue to grow for years to come.--Chad Post
The only writer of my generation who knows how to narrate the horror, the secret Vietnam that Latin America was for a long time.--Roberto Bolaño