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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments The Censors, Luisa Valenzuela, translated from Spanish by Hortence Carpentier, J. Jorge Castello, Helen Lane, Christopher Leland, Margaret Sayers Peden, and David Unger, 1976, Argentina, SHORT STORIES

"..."The Best Shod" describes the life of a person who sells dead people's shoes to beggars, mismatched shoes recovered from severed legs "found in the underbrush," although "this doesn't happen very often, usually corpses are found with both shoes intact."...When writing in cafés is outlawed, she hides: "Though I'm quiet these days, I go on jotting it all down in bold strokes (and at great risk) because it's the only form of freedom left."..."

(J.L., p. 291)

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