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After Helena

Andrés Neuman

Translated by Richard Gwyn

‘What can damage us more? The blunt honesty of hatred, or the thwarted objective of reconciliation?’

Andrés Neuman

Andrés Neuman's novel Traveller of the Century (2011) (El Viajero Del Siglo) won the Alfaguara Prize and the National Critics Prize, and was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Talking to Ourselves (2012) (Hablar Solos) was longlisted for the Dublin, and shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. Andrés was named one of the original Bogotá39, and later among GRANTA's Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists. He was born in Buenos Aires and now lives in Granada, Spain.

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Translated by Richard Gwyn

Richard Gwyn translates from Spanish and Catalan and is the author of six books of poetry and two novels: The Colour of a Dog Running Away and Deep Hanging Out. His work has appeared in more than ten languages. A memoir, The Vagabond's Breakfast, will be published in May 2011.

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