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In the Distance with You by Carla Guelfenbein

In the Distance with You

In the Distance with You by Carla Guelfenbein
Jun 05, 2018 | 416 Pages
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    Jun 05, 2018 | 352 Pages

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One of BBC Culture’s “10 Books to Read in June”
One of Nylon’s “46 Great Books to Read This Summer”

“A marvelous, multi-faceted feat of storytelling.” —BBC Culture

“[A] moving page-turner. Suspense, emotions, and magic course throughout this beautifully narrated book. Highly recommended for fans of Latin American literature and general literary mysteries.” —Library Journal (starred review)

“There’s something about a good literary mystery that can satisfy a reader on multiple levels…compelling.” —Words Without Borders

“Three figures gather around the comatose body of a legendary Latin American writer, trying—in different ways and before it’s too late—to unveil the dying woman’s secrets. With In the Distance with You, Carla Guelfenbein has created a truly thrilling book about books, a novel about the spell great writers cast on either side of the grave.” —Benjamin Moser, author of Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector
“Guelfenbein’s elegantly structured, psychologically astute novel moves with the urgency of a detective novel, but its real mysteries turn on questions of authorship, reading, interpretation, and the strange power of fiction to enter the speechless realm of human erotic desire.” —Siri Hustvedt, author of The Blazing World
“The subject of this profound and intricate novel is the irreducible mystery at the core of every person, the buried lines of history and desire that render us inscrutable even to ourselves. Carla Guelfenbein is an important and powerful writer, and this translation is a gift to English-language readers.” —Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You

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