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Woman Sleeping

Fiction Teolinda Gersão
Translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

"Bodies are difficult," said the woman when the child finally slipped inside the dream.

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No. 26

No. 26


Teolinda Gersão was born in Coimbra, Portugal, and has lived in Germany, Brazil, and Mozambique. She is the author of sixteen books, including two novels that have been translated into English: The Word Tree (Dedalus) and City of Ulysses (Dalkey).


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