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The Houseguest|Amparo Dávila
The Houseguest : And Other Stories
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Overview

Like those of Kafka, Poe, Leonora Carrington, or Shirley Jackson, Amparo D vila's stories are terrifying, mesmerizing, and expertly crafted--you'll finish each one gasping for air. With acute psychological insight, D vila follows her characters to the limits of desire, paranoia, insomnia, and fear. She is a writer obsessed with obsession, who makes nightmares come to life through the everyday: loneliness sinks in easily like a razor-sharp knife, some sort of evil lurks in every shadow, delusion takes the form of strange and very real creatures. After reading The Houseguest--D vila's debut collection in English--you'll wonder how this secret was kept for so long.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780811228213
  • ISBN-10: 0811228215
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: November 2018
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Page Count: 144

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