Nest in the Bones: Stories by Antonio Benedetto, Di Benedetto, Antonio

Nest in the Bones: Stories by Antonio Benedetto

Authors: Di Benedetto, Antonio

Publisher: Steerforth Press

ISBN: 9780914671732

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: Philosophically engaged and darkly moving, the twenty stories in Nest in the Bones span three decades from Antonio di Benedetto's wildly various career. From his youth in Argentina to his exile in Spain after enduring imprisonment and torture under the military dictatorship during the so-called "dirty war" to his return in the 1980s, Benedetto's kinetic stories move effortlessly between genres, examining civilization's subtle but violent imprint on human consciousness. A late-twentieth century master of the short form and revered by his contemporaries, Nest in the Bones is the first comprehensive volume of Benedetto's stories available in English.

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