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About Mothers Don't
This book is halfway between a thriller and a journalistic chronicle. A novel about the primal guilt that comes with being a mother.
Katixa Agirre also reflects on the relationship between motherhood and creativity, in dialogue with other female writers such as Sylvia Plath and Doris Lessing. The result is an unprecedented and profoundly disturbing book, in which no real answers are offered but more contradictions emerge.
About Katixa Agirre
Katixa Agirre was first published in 2007. She writes in Basque, and says, "Basque literature is a relatively new addition to world literature. Being the literature of a minority culture, Basque literature and us authors face interesting and, in some cases, unique questions that not only shape the stories that have been produced but help interpret the context in which Basque literature has developed."
About Emily Koch
Emily Koch is the award-winning author of three novels, If I Die Before I Wake, Keep Him Close and What July Knew.
Her latest novel, What July Knew, was described as ‘touchingly effective in conveying a childhood lived in fear’ by The Sunday Times, and ‘totally heartbreaking, but also uplifting,’ by The Sun.
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