Slash and Burn (Paperback)

Slash and Burn By Claudia Hernández, Julia Sanches (Translator) Cover Image
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Through war and its aftermaths, a woman fights to keep her daughters safe.
As a girl she sees her village sacked and her beloved father and brothers flee. Her life in danger, she joins the rebellion in the hills, where her comrades force her to give up the baby she conceives. Years later, having outlived countless men, she leaves to find her lost daughter, travelling across the Atlantic with meagre resources. She returns to a community riven with distrust, fear and hypocrisy in the wake the revolution. Hernandez' narrators have the level gaze of ordinary women reckoning with extraordinary hardship. Denouncing the ruthless machismo of combat with quiet intelligence, Slash and Burn creates a suspenseful, slow-burning revelation of rural life in the aftermath of political trauma.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781911508823
ISBN-10: 1911508822
Publisher: And Other Stories
Publication Date: January 5th, 2021
Pages: 352
Language: English