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The Anthill
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The Anthill (Hardback)

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'A brilliant, feverishly imaginative novel.' Sharlene Teo

'Seriously impressive.' Claire Adam

'A vibrantly intelligent work.' Sergio de la Pava

'Superb.' Kelly Link



Lina returns to Colombia after twenty years away. Sent to England after her mother's death when she was eight, she's searching for the person who can tell her what's happened in the time that has passed. Matty - Lina's childhood confidant, her best friend - now runs a refuge called The Anthill for the street kids of Medellin. But her long-anticipated reunion with him is struck by tension. Memory is fallible, and Linda discovers that everyone has a version of the past that is very, very different.



'International in scope, profoundly human in its concerns, it feels like just the kind of novel we need in unsettling times.'

Laird Hunt

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 16/06/2020 ISBN-13: 9780571331468  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Julianne Pachico was born in 1985 in Cambridge and grew up in Cali, Colombia. She is a graduate of both the MA and PhD in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where she currently teaches on the Creative Writing MA. She is the only writer to have two stories in the 2015 anthology of the Best British Short Stories, and her short fiction has been published by The New Yorker among other publications. In 2017 Pachico was shortlisted for the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award.

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