Ema the Captive by César Aira PDF

By César Aira

ISBN-10: 0811219100

ISBN-13: 9780811219105

Ema The Captive, César Aira’s moment novel, may be closest fashionable to his renowned An Episode within the lifetime of a panorama Painter and The Hare

In nineteenth-century Argentina, Ema, a fragile girl of indeterminate origins, is captured by means of infantrymen and brought, in addition to together with her baby babe, to stay as a concubine in a crude fortress at the very edges of civilization. The journey is appalling (deprivations and rapes be triumphant alongside the way), but the true tale commences as soon as Ema arrives on the castle, the place she takes on a succession of fanatics one of the squaddies and Indians, resulting in a courageous and grand entrepreneurial test. As is common with Aira’s paintings, the beauty of the ebook is within the information of customs, good looks, and language, and the curious, difficult truth of human nature.

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