The Former Mayor’s Ancient Daughter | Rachel Shihor | Granta Magazine

The Former Mayor’s Ancient Daughter

Rachel Shihor

Translated by Ornan Rotem

‘To begin with, she softens her twisted nails in lukewarm soapy water, which she carries in an assortment of bottles.’

Rachel Shihor

Rachel Shihor’s books include The Vast Kingdom, The Tel Avivians and Stalin is Dead.

More about the author →

Translated by Ornan Rotem

Ornan Rotem is a founder of Sylph Editions, a specialist publisher and design studio.

More about the translator →