Born in Argentina, she is one of the major international authors of her generation, with ten novels and thirteen collections of short stories.
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.
- Moment of Return by Luisa Valenzuela, translated from the Spanish by Marguerite Feitlowitz