Chiliagony

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“fabulous inventions and mental witchcraft”

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Chiliagony
by Iris Zavala, translated by Susan Pensak. 1985.
ISBN 0-943219-02-3

Fiction.

Translated from the Spanish by Susan Pensak. CHILIAGONY is Iris Zavala’s first novel, a lyrical work about time and memory with a rich metaphorical and metonymical language. CHILIAGONY is considered a “unique novel” (María Teresa Babin); full of “fabulous inventions and mental witchcraft” (Enrique A. Laguerre); and “one of the most notable novels produced in Puerto Rico” (Juan Martínez Capó). Zavala proposes a change within Puerto Rican literature.

 

Iris M. Zavala is a Puerto Rican author, scholar, and poet, currently living in Barcelona, Spain.