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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 a Spanish language translator whose work has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize. She has translated books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Gonzalo Torné, Lina Meruane, Carlos Busqued, and Mariana Enriquez. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the ParisReview, Harper's, TinHouse, and McSweeney's. She lives in Chile.

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