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Animals at the End of the World begins with an explosion, which six-year-old Ins mistakes for the end of the world that she has long feared. In the midst of the chaos, she meets the maid's granddaughter, Mari, who becomes her best friend and with whom she navigates the adult world in her grandparents' confined house. Together, they escape the house and confront the ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Expected publication: March 17th 2020 by University of Texas Press
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Marion Hill
Jan 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
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I have a soft spot for coming-of-age stories. I don’t have a good explanation for why those stories appeal to me as a reader. But, they do. When I found out about this first novel from Colombian author Gloria Susana Esquivel, I knew I had to read it.

Animals at the End of the World tells the story of a six-year-old girl named Ines growing up in a chaotic house she shares with her mother and grandparents. Ines has an active imagination like most girls her age and uses it to escape the
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