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The Monkey in the Whirlpool

Selva Almada

Translated by Samuel Rutter


About the author

Selva Almada was born in Entre Rios, Argentina. Among her books to be translated into English are the novel The Wind That Lays Waste (Graywolf and Charco); and a book of journalistic fiction, Dead Girls, that will be published next year by Charco Press. This piece in this issue is excerpted from her film diary, El mono en el remolino, which was written on the set of Lucrecia Martel’s film Zama.

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