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Death Customs

Constantia Soteriou

Translated by Lina Protopapa

Constantia Soteriou’s ‘Death Customs’, translated from the Greek by Lina Protopapa, is the winner of the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

Constantia Soteriou

Constantia Soteriou was born in Nicosia in 1975. Her first novel Aishe Goes on Vacation (Patakis, 2015) received the Athens Prize for Literature. Her second book Voices Made of Soil (Patakis, 2017) was included in the short list for the Cyprus Literature Awards. She has written plays for independent stages and the Cyprus Theatre Organization.

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Translated by Lina Protopapa

Lina Protopapa lives in Nicosia, Cyprus, where she works as a translator and cultural critic.

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