The All Saints’ Day Lovers

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A Colombian writer is witness to a murder which will mark him forever. A woman sits alone in her house, waiting for her husband to return, while he lies in another woman’s bed twenty kilometres away. Through blood-soaked betrayal, a love affair, murder and long-meditated revenge, Vásquez achieves an extraordinary unity of emotion, morality and landscape with these fragmented lives. ‘The All Saints’ Day Lovers’ is a remarkable and intense collection of stories that explores the depths of relationships, loneliness and cruelty.

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A Colombian writer is witness to a murder which will mark him forever. A woman sits alone in her house, waiting for her husband to return, while he lies in another woman’s bed twenty kilometres away. Through blood-soaked betrayal, a love affair, murder and long-meditated revenge, Vásquez achieves an extraordinary unity of emotion, morality and landscape with these fragmented lives. Achingly sad and beautifully crafted, The All Saints’ Day Lovers is a remarkable and intense collection of stories that explores the depths of relationships, loneliness and cruelty.

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Weight0.187 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 1.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

235

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

863.7 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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