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The Intoxicated Years

Mariana Enríquez

Translated by Megan McDowell

‘They cried as if they weren’t to blame for any of it. We hated innocent people.’

Mariana Enríquez

Mariana Enriquez is an award-winning Argentine novelist and journalist whose work has been translated into more than twenty languages. She is the author of Things We Lost in the Fire, and her novel Our Share of the Night, which was awarded the prestigious 2019 Premio Herralde de Novela, will be published by Granta Books in 2022.

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Translated by Megan McDowell

Megan McDowell is an award-winning Spanish-language translator from Kentucky. She has translated books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Mariana Enríquez and Lina Meruane, among others, and her short story translations have appeared in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, Harper’s and Tin House. She lives in Santiago, Chile.

Photograph © Camila Valdés

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