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You Dreamed of Empires: A Novel By Álvaro Enrigue, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by) Cover Image
By Álvaro Enrigue, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780593544792
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Riverhead Books - January 9th, 2024

I didn't intend to read this book in a day. I picked up You Dreamed of Empires from the middle of my uncomfortably high reading stack, idled my way through a few pages, and suddenly it was midnight and I was dangling headfirst from the foot of my bed, closing the book and shocked and chilled by the novel's final pages. Alvaro Enrigue's depth of research, his eerily modern characters, his obvious curiosity and ability to transmit an alien world into the reader's brain—all solid gold. Consider me a convert.