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The twilight zone : a novel / Nona Fernández ; translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer.

Fernández, Nona, 1971- (author.). Wimmer, Natasha, (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library F FERNANDEZ 000162453 Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781644450475
  • ISBN: 164445047X
  • Physical Description: 219 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in 2016 as La dimensión desconocida by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, Santiago"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
Entry zone -- Contact zone -- Ghost zone -- Escape zone.
Summary, etc.:
"It's 1984 in Chile, in the middle of the Pinochet dictatorship. A member of the secret police walks into the office of a dissident magazine and finds a reporter, who records his testimony. The narrator of Nona Fernández's mesmerizing and terrifying novel The Twilight Zone is a child when she first sees this man's face on the magazine's cover with the words "I Tortured People." His complicity in the worst crimes of the regime and his commitment to speaking about them haunt the narrator into her adulthood and career as a writer and documentarian. Like a secret service agent from the future, through extraordinary feats of the imagination, Fernández follows the "man who tortured people" to places that archives can't reach, into the sinister twilight zone of history where morning routines, a game of chess, Yuri Gagarin, and the eponymous TV show of the novel's title coexist with the brutal yet commonplace machinations of the regime."--Amazon.
Language Note:
Translated from the Spanish.
Subject: Chile > History > 1973-1988 > Fiction.
State-sponsored terrorism > Chile > 20th century > Fiction.
Victims of state-sponsored terrorism > Chile > 20th century > Fiction.
Torturers > Chile > 20th century > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Hispanic & Latino.
State-sponsored terrorism.
Victims of state-sponsored terrorism.
Terrorism > Fiction.
Victims of terrorism > Fiction.
Chile > History > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Short stories.
Historical fiction.
Short stories.
Spanish fiction > Translations into English.