The Cuervo brothers claimed to have been transferred from a school whose name we had never heard of. The older one started in the second year, a class below me. The younger one joined in the last year of primary school. From the very first week there were all kinds of stories about them. As the mont…
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Translated by Nick Caistor
Nick Caistor is a British translator of more than eighty books from Spanish, French and Portuguese. He lived in Argentina for a number of years, where he was the BBC Latin America analyst. He has translated authors such as Isabel Allende, Roberto Arlt, Mario Benedetti, Julio Cortázar, María Dueñas, Fogwill, Juan Marsé, Eduardo Mendoza, Juan Carlos Onetti and José Saramago. He is a three-time winner of the Premio Valle-Inclán for translation from Spanish.More about the translator →