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The heart and other viscera : stories

Author: Félix J Palma; Nick Caistor; Lorenza Garcia
Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Atria paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"An enchanting collection of twelve evocative and macabre stories delving into the magical, ordinary, and darker aspects of love in all its powerful forms. A young girl receives letters from her lost doll; a cat madly in love with her human neighbor; a bored office worker escapes his monotonous life by traveling on his grandfather's model train; a man gives all of himself to the woman he loves, piece by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations
Magic realist fiction
Spanish fiction
Translations into English
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palma, Félix J., author.
Heart and other viscera
New York : Atria Paperback, 2019
(DLC) 2018061541
Named Person: Félix J Palma
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Félix J Palma; Nick Caistor; Lorenza Garcia
ISBN: 9781501164040 150116404X
OCLC Number: 1080555249
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
"All of these stories have been previously published in Spanish in Las aráncnidos, Las Interioridades, and El menor espectáculo del mundo."--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 224 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Roses against the wind --
Karenina syndrome --
Snow globe --
Land of the dolls --
Fairy-tale life --
Little furry animals --
Brave anesthetist --
Meows --
Violinist on the roof --
Man behind the curtain --
Heart and other viscera --
Seven (or so) lives of Sebastian Mingorance.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Félix J. Palma ; translated by Nick Caistor and Lorenza García.

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"An enchanting collection of twelve evocative and macabre stories delving into the magical, ordinary, and darker aspects of love in all its powerful forms. A young girl receives letters from her lost doll; a cat madly in love with her human neighbor; a bored office worker escapes his monotonous life by traveling on his grandfather's model train; a man gives all of himself to the woman he loves, piece by piece."--Provided by publisher.

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