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Short stories > Cuentos rojos/Red Tales

Short stories Cuentos rojos/Red Tales

  • By Susana Medina
  • Price: £13.95
  • ISBN: 9788494000331
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 04/01/2019 if you order today

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In the year of Pussy Riot, Vagina and Femen and in tune with the current spirit of sedition, Red Tales reads out like a subversive prayer intoned by a master stylist with similar grrrl power concerns. A blend of narrative and the fragment, praised for its sexiness, risk-taking, beauty, humour, innovation and poignancy, deeply voyeuristic Red Tales is full of wonderful heresies set in a recognisable London demi-monde.

Reading its visually mesmerising pages, you will come across an unforgettable ironic grey hair, the beautiful carnal process of falling in love as seen by a homeless couple, a kitsch porcelain siren whosewhispered secret is a gloss on Kafka.s .The Silence of the Sirens., a hilarious and complicit parody on conceptual art, the riddle of an obsession, an homage to the poetry of objects that fit in the handbag of a kleptomaniac .

Written mostly in the mid to late 1990s, before being struck by a long illness which left Medina profoundly deaf and subsequently fitted out with a cochlear implant which allows her to introduce herself as a .bionic woman., Red Tales has now been rescued to immerse you in seven perfectly wrought stories in a refreshing translation.

Series Short stories Title Cuentos rojos/Red Tales
Subject Spanish Language Spanish
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date December 2012 Authors Susana Medina
Binding Other Pages 248
Size(mm) 130x210 Weight (gms) 150
ESB Code 23741 ISBN 9788494000331
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 04/01/2019 if you order today
  Price £13.95

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