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Things We Lost in the Fire, by Mariana Enríquez

Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories - Mariana Enríquez

Even though they didn’t take very long to read, the stories in Mariana Enríquez’ collection, Things We Lost in the Fire, are going to stay in my brain for a while. (In fact, returning to read a few more chapters of War and Peace turned out to be a pleasant mental palate cleanser.) The stories are set in Buenos Aires, Corrientes, and other cities in Argentina between the late 1980s and now. In addition to sharing a feeling of creeping horror, the stories are connected by the way the characters are forced to confront the unhealed wounds of the past that are just waiting to reopen as soon as they are poked...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley for review consideration.