The Houseguest: And Other Stories

The Houseguest: And Other Stories by Amparo Dvila 0811228215 9780811228213
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Like those of Kafka, Poe, Leonora Carrington, or Shirley Jackson, Amparo Dvilas stories are terrifying, mesmerizing, and expertly crafted--youll finish each one gasping for air. With acute psychological insight, Dvila 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--Dvilas debut collection in English--youll wonder how this secret was kept for so long.

Author: Amparo Dvila

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 144

Publisher: New Directions

Publication Date: 2018-11-27


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