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The Resource The rooftop, Fernanda Trías ; translated by Annie McDermott

The rooftop, Fernanda Trías ; translated by Annie McDermott

Label
The rooftop
Title
The rooftop
Statement of responsibility
Fernanda Trías ; translated by Annie McDermott
Title variation
Roof top
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"'The world is this house', says Clara while she is trying to protect her beloved ones from the world - yes, that one outside their house walls - which seems to threaten them more and more. Clara entrenches herself with her father and her daughter Flor in a dark apartment that inevitably crumbles on them. The roof becomes their last recess of freedom. A caged bird is the only witness of Clara's fear and resistance against those she thinks are trying to destroy her. 'Are threats and pain external or inside our own bodies? Where is violence's root? What are we afraid of? Is there a possibility to find a roof to finally being able to breathe? What are our umbilical cords?'. Fernanda Trías does not answer these questions - impossible for anyone - about instinct, civilization and taboos, instead she gives them shape and dives deep into them a with a grotesque and forceful history written with agility and a Kafkaesque sense of humour. The Rooftop is a claustrophobic novel about freedom, and also about fear, violence, motherhood and loss"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
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1976-
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Trías, Fernanda
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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McDermott, Annie,
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  • Mothers
  • Paranoia
  • Agoraphobia
  • Uruguay
  • Agoraphobia
  • Mothers
  • Paranoia
  • Uruguay
Label
The rooftop, Fernanda Trías ; translated by Annie McDermott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Spanish as La azotea by Trilce (Montevideo), 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1243350308
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781913867041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1243350308
Label
The rooftop, Fernanda Trías ; translated by Annie McDermott
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Spanish as La azotea by Trilce (Montevideo), 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1243350308
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781913867041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1243350308

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