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Author García Robayo, Margarita, 1980- author.

Title Fish soup / Margarita García Robayo ; translated by Charlotte Coombe.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Charco Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  F ROBAYO, M.    Check Shelf
Description 213 pages ; 20 cm
Language English, translated from Spanish.
Note "This book comprises two novellas and a collection of short stories that were originally published in Spanish under these titles: Hasta que pase un huracán (2012), Cosas peores (2014), Educación sexual (unpublished as a book)"--Title page verso.
Contents Part I. Waiting for a hurricane -- Part II. Worse things. Like a pariah ; You are here ; Worse things ; Better than me ; Fish soup ; Something we never were ; Sky and poplars -- Part III. Sexual education.
Summary Set on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, "Waiting for a hurricane," follows a girl obsessed with escaping both her life and her country. Emotionally detached from her family and disillustioned with what the future holds, the takes drastic steps, seemingly oblivious to the damage she causes to herself and those around her. "Sexual education" examines the attempts of a student to tally the strict doctrine oabstinencece taught at her school with the very different social norms of her social circles. The short stories offer snapshots of lives in turmoil, frayed by relationships, dreams of escape, family taboos and rejection of, and by, society.
Subject Short stories, Colombian -- 21st century.
Short stories, Colombian. (OCoLC)fst01117149
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Coombe, Charlotte, translator.
ISBN 9781999859305
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