The Private Lives of Trees (Paperback)

By Alejandro Zambra, Megan McDowell (Translator)
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Each night, Julian has been improvising a story about trees for his stepdaughter, but tonight something is different. As Julian becomes increasingly concerned that his wife won't return, he imagines what Daniela--at twenty, at thirty years old, without a mother--will think of his novel.

About the Author

Alejandro Zambra is hailed as the greatest writer of Chile's younger generation. He is a poet and critic, and currently teaches literature at the Diego Partolas University in Santiago. Bonzai is his first novel. It was awarded Chile's Literary Critics' Award for Best Novel.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781934824245
ISBN-10: 1934824240
Publisher: Open Letter Books
Publication Date: July 15th, 2010
Pages: 98
Language: English