The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

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Welcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murderous intentions and morbid desires, where missing children come back from the dead and unearthed bones carry terrible curses. These brilliant, unsettling tales of revenge, witchcraft, fetishes, disappearances and urban madness spill over with women and girls whose dark inclinations will lead them over the edge.

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE’Beautiful, horrible… the most exciting discovery I’ve made in fiction for some time’ Kazuo Ishiguro’Smoky, carnal, dazzling’ Lauren GroffWelcome to Buenos Aires, a place of nightmares and twisted imaginings, where missing children come back from the dead and unearthed bones carry terrible curses. Thrumming with murderous intentions, family betrayals and morbid desires, these stories shine a light on a violent city gripped by urban madness; giving voice to the lost, the oppressed and the forgotten. Lucid and darkly poetic, unsettling and otherworldly, these tales of revenge, witchcraft and fetishes are a masterpiece of contemporary Gothic and a bewitching exploration of the dark inclinations that threaten to lead us over the edge.’There is some serious power in this writing’ Daisy Johnson

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Weight 0.152 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

187

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

863.7 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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