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Description - The Word of The Speechless by Julio Ramon Ribeyro

Available in English for the first time, a collection of deeply humane stories depicting marginalized populations by one of the greatest South American writers of the 20th century.

The Peruvian writer Julio Ram n Ribeyro is one of the masters of the short story and a major contributor to the great flourishing of Latin American literature that followed the Second World War. In a letter to an editor, Ribeyro said about his stories, "in most of them those who are deprived of words in life find expression-the marginalized, the forgotten, those condemned to an existence without harmony and without voice. I have restored to them the breath they've been denied, and I've allowed them to modulate their own longings, outbursts, and distress." This is work of deep humanity, imbued with a disorienting lyricism that is Ribeyro's alone. The Word of the Speechless, edited and translated by Katherine Silver, introduces readers to an indispensable and unforgettable voice of Latin American fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781681373232
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: The New York Review of Books, Inc
Publisher: The New York Review of Books, Inc
Publish Date: 22-Oct-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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