Born in Argentina, she is one of the major international authors of her generation, with ten novels and thirteen collections of short stories.
Moment of Returnby Luisa Valenzuela, translated from the Spanish by Marguerite Feitlowitz
He embraces me. She repeats: he embraces me. She says this in silence, just the words, as though her whole body wasnt implicated. She says this as one who is telling a faraway story that begins: he embraces me.