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Airships

Javier Marías

Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

‘We live in an age that tends to depersonalize even people and is, in principle, averse to anthropomorphism.’

Javier Marías

Javier Marías was born in Madrid in 1951. Translated into thirty-seven languages, his books have sold five and a half million copies worldwide. A Heart So White (Harvill/New Directions) was awarded the Dublin IMPAC Award as the best novel published in English in 1996. His most recent novel is Poison, Shadow and Farewell the final in a trilogy, Your Face Tomorrow. Marías’s op-ed pieces appear in the New York Times and he is a regular contributor to The Believer and The Threepenny Review. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. He lives in Madrid.  

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Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

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