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Teresa

Cristhiano Aguiar

Translated by Daniel Hahn

‘They rise up into the sky, like vultures.’

Cristhiano Aguiar

Cristhiano Aguiar is a writer and essayist. In 2012 he was announced as one of the twenty Best Young Brazilian Novelists by Granta em Português. Born in Paraíba, he has lived in Recife, Berlin, Olinda, São Paulo and Berkeley. He was editor of the experimental literary magazines Eita! and Crispim. Aguiar's first collection Ao lado do muro, was published in 2006. He is currently (2012) working on his first novel and also on a collection of essays on contemporary Brazilian literature.

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Translated by Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator with sixty-something books to his name. His translations include six novels by José Eduardo Agualusa, with whom he has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize and won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. He is on the board of English PEN.

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