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The Taiga Syndrome - Cristina Rivera Garza (Signed, Used)

The Taiga Syndrome - Cristina Rivera Garza (Signed, Used)

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A fairy tale run amok, The Taiga Syndrome follows an unnamed female Ex-Detective as she searches for a couple who has fled to the far reaches of the earth. A betrayed husband is convinced by a brief telegram that his second ex-wife wants him to track her down--that she wants to be found. He hires the Ex-Detective, who sets out with a translator into a snowy, hostile forest where strange things happen and translation betrays both sense and one's senses. Tales of Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood haunt the Ex-Detective's quest, though the lessons of her journey are more experiential than moral: that just as love can fly away, sometimes unloving flies away as well. That sometimes leaving everything behind is the only thing left to do.

This is a used, signed copy in very good condition with some light wear around the corners of the cover.

By Cristina Rivera Garza. Paperback. 128 pages. Published by Dorothy, 2018.