Cuentos de mujeres solas

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Punto de Lecturas, 2007 - 267 pages
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The solitude of women is one of the great subjects of universal Literature. All women either with impossible or tragically lost loves face solitude at some time in their lives. This anthology presents unforgettable stories that portray a psychological state and a peculiar way of life to which women end up getting used to. This anthology contains stories by Flaubert, O'Connor, Chejov, Cheever, Maupassant, Clarice Lispector, Oscar Wilde and Carlos Fuentes among others.

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Esta excelente antología sobre distintas mujeres, es una maravillosa muestra del genio de varios escritores legendarios como Flaubert y Chejov, así como muchos otros. Es sin duda un imperdible para los que gustan de las selecciones y a veces encuentran resonancia en los selectores.

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About the author (2007)

Marcela Serrano is the daughter of writers and an award-winning Chilean novelist. Her debut novel We Loved So Much won the Literary Prize in Santiago. Her subsequent novels, among them The Hotel of the Sad Women and Our Lady of Loneliness, met with much success, landing her the Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Prize and a runner-up nod in the prestigious Premio Planeta competition. She is widely considered one of the best Latin American writers working today. Ten Women is her first novel to be published in English. Originally from Inverness, Scotland, Beth Fowler earned her degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Glasgow, including a year teaching English in Santiago, Chile. She began working as a freelance translator in 2009, and after winning the Harvill Secker Young Translators? Prize in 2010 she began to move her focus from commercial to literary translation. Her first novel translation Open Door by Argentine writer Iosi Havillo was published in 2011. She lives near Glasgow with her husband and son.

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