Natural Histories

by Guadalupe Nettel
Natural Histories
  • ISBN-13: 9781609806057
  • Author(s): Guadalupe Nettel
  • Translated by: J.T. Lichtenstein
  • Subject: Short stories
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Imprint: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication Date: 31-07-2015
  • Format: p/b

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£8.99
In a world where the ordinary is unsettling and the grotesque is exquisite, a parade of animals shows us what it means to be human. Examining the traits and fates of cats and snakes illuminates our own experience; from desire and impulse to cruelty and love. In each tightly woven tale, Nettel creates a space in which her characters feel excruciatingly human, exploring how the wounds we incur in life manifest themselves irrevocably within us.
About the book

In a world where the ordinary is unsettling and the grotesque is exquisite, a parade of animals shows us what it means to be human. Examining the traits and fates of cats and snakes illuminates our own experience; from desire and impulse to cruelty and love. In each tightly woven tale, Nettel creates a space in which her characters feel excruciatingly human, exploring how the wounds we incur in life manifest themselves irrevocably within us.

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