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Author: Rodrigo Rey Rosa; Chris Andrews
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
Series: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The monotonous life of a male bookseller is shaken by a consummate female book thief named Severina. As though in an obsessive dream with blurred lines between the rational and irrational, the bookseller delves deeper and deeper into the mysterious circumstances that surround this woman and her relationship with her mentor whom she introduces as her grandfather. The seller hopes that somehow a list of the books she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodrigo Rey Rosa; Chris Andrews
ISBN: 9780300196092 0300196091
OCLC Number: 852031295
Notes: "Originally published in Spanish as Severina, copyright © 2011, Rodrigo Rey Rosa."
Description: xvi, 87 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Other Titles: Severina.
Responsibility: Rodrigo Rey Rosa ; Translated by Chris Andrews.

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A new translation of the Guatemalan author whom Roberto Bolano called "the most rigorous writer of my generation, the most transparent...the most luminous of all."  Read more...

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"Rey Rosa's book is both precious and precise. Its intense dreams, aphorisms, and literary lists are best read in one sitting. The author keeps readers on tenterhooks as issues of identity and desire Read more...

 
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