Eucalyptus: Novel Excerpt --- Mauricio Segura | Numéro Cinq
Mauricio Segura's Eucalyptus is a novel about identity and ownership, a narrative that drops a (relative) stranger into a (relative) strange land and lets the skeletons tumble from the closet. The following excerpt comes from chapter two, chosen because it does a great job representing not only Segura's skills at immersing the reader in location, but also the thematic ideas of identity and ownership that pervade the narrative.