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FAREL DALRYMPLE

“Dalrymple’s art is impeccable . . . It’s beautiful, dreamy and nightmarishly violent . . . Not for the faint of heart, but what a ride for those who go with the flow.“—Kirkus Reviews

“With its plot in constant flux and scant exposition, it’s easy to get lost in the violent fever dream Dalrymple has concocted. But far from being a detraction, the book’s untethered structure plays into its overall weirdness and elusive premise.“—Publishers Weekly

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CAROLINA DE ROBERTIS

The Invisible Mountain winds up being the kind of novel you stay up late to finish and lie awake thinking about. It is breathless, full of tenderness; despite its grim political realities, a faint, fairy-tale quality lights it…But the novel’s triumph—brought to a high polish in an unforgettable final scene—is its ensemble of women and men, bent on living every moment as if on fire, answering the great question of life (how, then, to live?) as passionately, with as much teeth-rattling urgency, as they humanly can.“—San Francisco Chronicle

 

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VIRGINIA DEBERRY and DONNA GRANT

“[A] smart and compelling tale…DeBerry and Grant capture timely and increasingly universal themes with this dramatic, epic and often tragic story of triumph and failure. New York and Harlem come alive…relevant and entertaining.“—Publishers Weekly

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SAHAR DELIJANI

“Filled with compelling characters and poetic language, this beautiful and poignant novel highlights the unbreakable bond between parent and child, and a people’s passionate dedication to their homeland, despite its many flaws.”—Booklist

“The way [Delijani] describes the tensions between young people in love is extraordinary.”—Associated Press

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