If it is a sign of genius to create the obvious, Aira—one of the most idiosyncratic writers of his generation—has crafted a true masterpiece for our times.

Boston Review

A sinisterly funny modern-day Through the Looking Glass that begins with cyanide poisoning and ends in strawberry ice cream.

How I Became a Nun

Fiction by César Aira

Translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews

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Paperback (published February 1, 2008)

ISBN
9780811216319
Price US
13.95
Price CN
18
Trim Size
5x7
Page Count
128

Ebook (published February 1, 2008)

ISBN
9780811219822
Price US
13.95
Page Count
128

César Aira

Argentine author

If it is a sign of genius to create the obvious, Aira—one of the most idiosyncratic writers of his generation—has crafted a true masterpiece for our times.

Boston Review