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Scenes From A Comfortable Life

Andrés Ressia Colino

Translated by Katherine Silver

‘That nothing that’s consumed is real; what’s real is expensive, and gets consumed slowly.’

Andrés Ressia Colino

Andrés Ressia Colino was born in Montevideo in the middle of a military dictatorship that would continue until 1985. With a degree in Biological Science, he currently works at a pharmaceutical laboratory in Uruguay. He made his literary debut in 2005 with a short story in Pimba! magazine and in 2007 he published his first novel, Palcante. In 2008, he received the Municipal Prize for Fiction for the novel Parir.

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Translated by Katherine Silver

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