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A Nail, A Rose by Madeleine Bourdouxhe (transl. Faith Evans): Stories about women | A life in books
A Nail, A Rose is introduced by Faith Evans who first translated Madeleine Bourdouxhe’s stories thirty years ago after meeting the author then in her early 80s. Evans puts the eight pieces comprising this collection in their historical, political and stylistic context, explaining that in the main they were written in the shadow of the …