Scent of Buenos Aires

Publisher: Steerforth Press Release date: 2019-10-15

Description

From one of Argentina's greatest contemporary storytellers, The Scent of Buenos Aires gathers twenty-five of Hebe Uhart's most remarkable and incandescent short stories in English for the first time.The Scent of Buenos Aires offers the first book-length English translation of Uhart's work, drawing together her best vignettes of quotidian life: moments at the zoo, the hair salon, or a cacophonous homeowners association meeting. She writes in unconventional, understated syntax, constructing a delightfully specific perspective on life in South America. These stories are marked by sharp humor and wit: discreet and subtle, yet filled with eccentric and insightful characters. Uhart's narrators pose endearing questions about their lives and environments - one asks "e;Bees - do you know how industrious they are?"e; while another inquires, "e;Are we perhaps going to hell in a hand basket?"e;

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Additional Information

Genre: Short stories

Collection: Archipelago

Type: EPub

Pages: 484

ISBN: 9781939810359

Additional Information

Genre: Short stories

Collection: Archipelago

Type: EPub

Pages: 484

ISBN: 9781939810359

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