Autres vendeurs sur Amazon
Livraison à partir de 0,01 € en France métropolitaine.
Téléchargez l'application Kindle gratuite et commencez à lire des livres Kindle instantanément sur votre smartphone, tablette ou ordinateur - aucun appareil Kindle n'est requis. En savoir plus
Lisez instantanément sur votre navigateur avec Kindle Cloud Reader.
Utilisation de l'appareil photo de votre téléphone portable - scannez le code ci-dessous et téléchargez l'application Kindle.
Saisissez votre téléphone portable ou votre adresse e-mail
En cliquant sur « Envoyer le lien », vous acceptez les Conditions d'utilisation d'Amazon.
Vous acceptez de recevoir un SMS automatique d'Amazon ou en son nom à propos de l'application Kindle sur votre numéro de téléphone portable ci-dessus. Le consentement n'est pas une condition d'achat. Des frais de messages et de données peuvent s'appliquer.
Hurricane Season Broché – 19 février 2020
|Neuf à partir de||Occasion à partir de|
Livres audio Audible, Version intégrale
|Gratuit avec l'offre d'essai Audible au lieu de 17,91 €|
Améliorez vos achats
Produits fréquemment achetés ensemble
Description du produit
Revue de presse
'A brutal portrait of small-town claustrophobia, in which machismo is a prison and corruption isn't just institutional but domestic ... Melchor's long, snaking sentences make the book almost literally unputdownable.'- Anthony Cummins, Observer
'I found it impossible to look away. Hurricane Season unfurls with the pressure and propulsion of an unforeseen natural disaster, the full force of Melchor s arresting voice captured in Sophie Hughes masterful translation. Lucy Scholes, Financial Times
'Almost instantly hailed as a modern classic of Mexican literature upon its publication, Hurricane Season can finally unleash its torrent upon English-language readers. Quite the apt title.'- Irish Times
'The novel takes place in the modern day, but Melchor has created a dark myth that reads like it was conjured eons in the past.- AV Club
'Brutal, relentless, beautiful, fugal, Hurricane Season explores the violent mythologies of one Mexican village and reveals how they touch the global circuitry of capitalist greed. This is an inquiry into the sexual terrorism and terror of broken men. This is a work of both mystery and critique. Most recent fiction seems anaemic by comparison.' --Ben Lerner, author of The Topeka School
'Brutal, relentless, beautiful, fugal, Hurricane Season explores the violent mythologies of one Mexican village and reveals how they touch the global circuitry of capitalist greed. This is an inquiry into the sexual terrorism and terror of broken men. This is a work of both mystery and critique. Most recent fiction seems anaemic by comparison.' - Ben Lerner, author of The Topeka School
'Fernanda Melchor has a powerful voice, and by powerful I mean unsparing, devastating, the voice of someone who writes with rage, and has the skill to pull it off.' - Samanta Schweblin, author of Fever Dream
'Hurricane Season is a tremendously vital piece of work. Searing and urgent and cut through with pain, this is storytelling as reportage; a loud memorial to the unheard victims of a society in crisis. Fernanda Melchor and Sophie Hughes have achieved something remarkable here.' - Jon McGregor, author of Reservoir 13
'Propelled by a violent lyricism and stunning immediacy, Hurricane Season maps out a landscape in which social corrosion acquires a mythical shape. This masterful portrayal of contemporary Mexico, so vertiginous and bewitching it pulls you into its spiritual abyss from the opening page, is brilliantly rendered into English by Sophie Hughes. Fernanda Melchor is a remarkable talent.'- Chloe Aridjis, author of Sea Monsters
'A bravura performance, teeming with life and fury. Melchor takes a single, brutal act and explodes it, giving voice to the legacies of tragedy and violence within, and daring us to look away.'- Sam Byers, author of Perfidious Albion
'Repellent yet compulsive, Hurricane Season is a hell of a force to be reckoned with.' --Claire-Louise Bennett, author of Pond
‘This is the Mexico of Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian or Roberto Bolaño’s 2666, where the extremes of evil create a pummeling, hyper-realistic effect. But the ‘elemental cry’ of Ms. Melchor’s writing voice, a composite of anger and anguish, is entirely her own.’― Sam Sacks, Wall Street Journal
‘A brutal portrait of small-town claustrophobia, in which machismo is a prison and corruption isn’t just institutional but domestic, with families broken by incest and violence. Melchor’s long, snaking sentences make the book almost literally unputdownable, shifting our grasp of key events by continually creeping up on them from new angles. A formidable debut.’ ― Anthony Cummins, Observer
‘Melchor has an exceptional gift for ventriloquism, as does her translator, Sophie Hughes, who skillfully meets the challenge posed by a novel so rich in idiosyncratic voices. Melchor evokes the stories of Flannery O’Connor, or, more recently, Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings. Impressive.’ ― Julian Lucas, The New York Times
‘I found it impossible to look away. Hurricane Season unfurls with the pressure and propulsion of an unforeseen natural disaster, the full force of Melchor’s arresting voice captured in Sophie Hughes’ masterful translation.’ --― Lucy Scholes, Financial Times
Biographie de l'auteur
Sophie Hughes has translated novels by several contemporary Latin American and Spanish authors, including Laia Jufresa and Rodrigo Hasbún. Her translation of Alia Trabucco Zerán's The Remainder was shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize.
Détails sur le produit
- Éditeur : Fitzcarraldo Editions (19 février 2020)
- Langue : Anglais
- Broché : 232 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1913097099
- ISBN-13 : 978-1913097097
- Poids de l'article : 300 g
- Dimensions : 12.1 x 2.1 x 19.2 cm
- Commentaires client :
À propos de l'auteur
Meilleurs commentaires provenant d’autres pays
A very beautiful and expensive-looking edition of Hurricane Season with great paper quality- heavy and crisp and a semi-jacketed cover. Got it for a steal at Rs. 384
Although, The cover is slightly perforated on the sides and has a few dust specks as if it was handled by dirty hands but its not very noticeable. Overall I'm quite happy with my purchase.
Hurricane Season was a nominee for the International Booker Prize. I recommend this to every fan of transgressive literary fiction.