Victor Meadowcroft

Victor Meadowcroft

Victor Meadowcroft lives in Brighton, England. He translates from the Spanish and Portuguese.

Stranger to the Moon

Fiction by Evelio Rosero

Translated from the Spanish by Victor Meadowcroft Anne McLean

The writer Evelio Rosero has never been one to shy away from the darker aspects of Colombia’s history and society. His magnificent Stranger to the Moon portrays a world that seems to exist outside history and geography, but taps into the dark myths and collective subconscious of his country’s harrowing inequality and violence. A parable of pointed social criticism, with naked humans imprisoned in a house to serve the needs of “the vicious clothed-ones,” the novel describes what ensues when a single “naked-one” privately rebels, risking his own death and that of his fellow prisoners.…
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