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A classic of Mexican literature in the twentieth century, The Hole is a dazzlingly devastating novella

A classic of Mexican literature in the twentieth century, The Hole is a dazzlingly devastating novella

A classic of Mexican literature in the twentieth century, The Hole is a dazzlingly devastating novella

Set in a Mexican prison in the late 1960s, The Hole follows three inmates as they plot to sneak in drugs under the noses of their ape-like guards. The inmates desperately need to secure their next fix, and hatch a plan that involves convincing one of their mothers to bring the drugs into the prison, inside her person. But everything about their plan is doomed from the beginning, doomed to end in violence…

Unfolding in a single paragraph, The Hole is a verbal torrent, a prison inside a prison, and an ominous parable about how deformed and wretched institutions create even more deformed and wretched individuals.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780811227797
Publisher: New Directions
Publication Date: October 29th, 2018
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