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A novel inspired by the life of Leonora Carrington, a great Surrealist painter utterly possessed by her art, Leonora is The Girl with the Pearl Earring meets Patrick White's The Vivisector

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Elena Poniatowska is Mexico's greatest living novelist. Like Carrington, Poniatowska was born into an upper-class European family and forced to flee the Second World War to Mexico. She currently lives in Coyoacan, a quiet suburb of Mexico City where the likes of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and an exiled Leon Trotsky famously resided. Fluent in English, French and Spanish, Poniatowska has published novels, non-fiction books and essays and been translated into over twenty languages. She is one of the founders of La Jornada, the feminist magazine Fern, publishing house Siglo XXI and Mexican national film institute Cineteca Nacional. For over fifty years she was a close friend of Leonora Carrington's, until the latter's death in 2011.

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One of the most powerful voices in modern Spanish writing -- Cervantes Prize citation Masterful ... Poniatowska paints a picture of a troubled woman who personifies the dreams and nightmares of the twentieth century -- Biblioteca Breve Prize citation A simple act of love, a tribute to an exceptional human being * Vanguardia *

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