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Among strange victims: a novel

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""His tools are brilliant syntax, the ability to achieve highly powerful, recurrent images, a set of relationships between the plot strands that are more than a forced structure, and humor, a corrosive humor that never leads to laughter, but is present in every phrase of the book, charged with relentless sardonic irony."-FactorcriticoRodrigo likes his vacant lot, its resident chicken, and being left alone. But when passivity finds him accidentally married to Cecilia, he trades Mexico City for the sun-bleached desolation of his hometown and domestic life with Cecilia for the debauched company of a poet, a philosopher, and Micaela, whose allure includes the promise of time travel. Earthy, playful, and sly, Among Strange Victims is a psychedelic ode to the pleasures of not measuring--
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subject_facetCivil service -- Mexico -- Fiction
College teachers -- Mexico -- Fiction
Electronic books
Humorous fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Men -- Mexico -- Fiction
title_displayAmong strange victims : a novel
title_fullAmong Strange Victims
Among strange victims : a novel / by Daniel Saldaña París ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
Among strange victims : a novel [electronic resource] Saldaña París, Daniel, 1984-
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College teachers
Electronic books
Fiction
Humor (Fiction)
Interpersonal relations
Literature
Man-woman relationships
Men