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- Read Levrero translator Annie McDermott’s piece on our Ampersand blog about her trip to Uruguay, where she learned more about Mario Levrero’s lasting impact, including a school of writing and socks.
‘An eccentric, funny, and original novel: philosophical but playful, short but obsessive, ironic but desperate, and theoretical but intimate.’
‘Mario Levrero is the great discovery of the century for Latin American literature.’
Juan Pablo Villalobos
'Creator of one of the most intriguing, thought-provoking bodies of work in the Spanish language, Levrero is an author who challenges the canonical idea of Latin American literature. You must read him.'
‘Mario Levrero is a genius.’
Antonio Muñoz Molina
‘Style and imagination like Levrero’s are rare in Spanish-language literature.’
‘Levrero is Kafka’s ‘everyday’ flip side, a shadow of Camus with a comical take.’
‘A lighthearted wisdom beats in every sentence of Empty Words, a little masterpiece by Mario Levrero, who is, to me, one of the funniest and most influential writers of recent times. This book might change your life, or at least your handwriting.’