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The Fallen

Carlos Manuel Álvarez

Translated by Frank Wynne

Read an excerpt from The Fallen by Carlos Manuel Álvarez, translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne and available now from Fitzcarraldo Books.

Carlos Manuel Álvarez

Carlos Manuel Álvarez (1989) was born in Matanzas, Cuba. He is the editor of El Estornudo and has written for El País, the New York Times and the Washington Post. He has published a collection of essays, La tribu, and two novels, Los caídos and Falsa Guerra.

Photograph © Arien Chang

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Translated by Frank Wynne

Frank Wynne is an Irish literary translator. In a career spanning twenty years, he has translated numerous French and Hispanic authors, including Michel Houellebecq, Virginie Despentes, Javier Cercas and Emiliano Monge. A number of his translations have won prizes, including the International Dublin Literary Award, the Scott Moncrieff Prize and the Premio Valle-Inclán. Photograph © Nick Bradshaw

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