‘She was quietly awed by her own panic.’
‘Leni’s last image of her mother is from the rear window of the car.’
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An excerpt from Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, translated from the French by Frank Wynne.
‘She does not go home for her mother's funeral because the prospect of return gives her insomnia. She splurges on a coat from Miu Miu instead.’
‘She has never been very keen on the thought of herself as other people see her.’
‘When I was at school I used to think that everyone disliked me, and it wasn’t far from true.’
‘This is his Toxic Super-Ego at work. Surely?’
‘Maurice turns left, turns right, to loosen out the kinks in his neck. Images slice through him.’
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‘They reached Cúcuta at midday. All of them except the grandmother were hungry.’
An extract from Beton Rouge by Simone Buchholz, translated from the German by Rachel Ward.
‘I released the picture of my mother’s breast, which resized itself to auto-fit my smartphone’s display.’
‘I descend to confront – a visitor! After the jam? I think so. Or the gin.’
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