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Palabras Errantes Latin American Literature in Translation

Palabras Errantes
Fernanda Trías
The Measure Of My Love
The Measure Of My Love

By Fernanda Trías. Translated by Claire Parsons. She remembered that night because of the issue of the presents. When they fought, and he threw her out, he always made her return the gifts. Above all, she remembered the boots; the first present given to her on her 32nd birthday. She remembered this because, that night, before […]

Under One Roof – Chapter One
Under One Roof - Chapter One

By Fernanda Trías. Translated by Maya Feile Tomes. español If they came in right now they’d find me flat on my back in exactly the same position as when I flopped down on the bed at around midnight last night. Eleven thirty-eight, to be precise – that’s when I looked at the clock for the […]

Under One Roof – Chapter Two
Under One Roof - Chapter Two

By Fernanda Trías. Translated by Maya Feile Tomes. Five or six months pregnant – I can’t have been any further along than that: I was in the kitchen, cooking meat for myself and carrot purée for dad, whose diet consisted solely of vegetables. Only that morning I’d joked that, what with all the vegetables he […]