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A Bilingual Selection of Stories
The Censors is the only bilingual collection of fiction by Luisa Valenzuela, one of Latin America's best known and most widely translated authors. This selection of stories from Clara, Strange Things Happen Here, and Open Door, which delves into the personal and political realities under authoritarian rule, gives a rich representation of her literary talent.
"Luisa Valenzuela's affecting short stories—parables, really—are cryptic and poetic. Like many Latin American writers, she produces work that verges on the surreal." —New York Times Book Review
"[She is] the heiress of Latin American literature. She wears an opulent, baroque crown, but her feet are bare." —Carlos Fuentes
"Luisa Valenzuela explores the terrain where love and violence, erotic pleasure and death, exist perilously close to each other . . . Valenzuela plays with words, turns them inside out, weaves them into sensuous webs." —Voice Literary Supplement