Brenda Navarro on 'Ash within the Mouth': “I am not the same after writing this book” | Culture | EUROtoday

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Current occasions utterly modified the novel that Brenda Navarro (41 years previous, Mexico City) was writing. The suicide of a minor in Madrid, apparently attributable to the college bullying that she suffered at college, brought on her ache that she couldn’t neglect. From that was born Ash within the mouth (Sexto Piso, 2022), a novel that addresses facets similar to bullying or migration and who has starred within the newest Culture and Literature Reading Club Babelia. The creator met final week with a gaggle of subscribers to the newspaper, in a gathering that’s a part of the EL PAÍS + experiences program.

“I am not the same after writing this book,” Navarro confessed in the course of the dialog with readers. Although the author clarified that she has additionally revealed her novels empty homes (2020)—doesn’t aspire to activism nor does she consider that books can change the world, she conceded that they modify readers, in addition to herself.

Ash within the mouth narrates the coming-of-age journey of a younger Mexican lady who’s compelled to to migrate to Spain. The story begins with the suicide of her brother and, from this traumatic occasion, a sequence of social themes unfold, similar to discrimination or class variations, but in addition household love or id.

If you need to be a part of the Reading Club, you’ll be able to be a part of the Facebook group and keep tuned for upcoming readings on the house of EL PAÍS+.

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