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This Halloween Enter Nona’s Room



Looking for some spooky stories to stay up late with this Halloween season? Your search has ended… enter Nona’s Room, an award-winning collection of Gothic and uncanny stories from one of Europe’s most celebrated contemporary writers of short fiction. These terror tales were written by Cristina Fernández Cubas (an author/journalist from Barcelona) and translated by Simon Deefholts and Kathryn Phillips-Miles.

Among the awards Nona’s Room has won are: Premio Nacional de Narrativa (2016), Premio de la Critica Española (2016), and Premio Dulce Chacón (2016). It was also Book of the Year 2015: La Vanguardia, El Cultural, Babelia and ABC.

High praise indeed! Head over to Amazon to read some excerpts and order your copy in paperback or on Kindle.

In Nona’s Room (Peter Owen Publishers) the everyday fantasies of women slowly turn into nightmare, delusion, and paranoia. A young girl who is envious of the attention given to her sister has a brutal awakening. A young woman, facing eviction, misplaces her trust in an old lady who invites her into her home. A mature woman spends the night in a hotel in Madrid and falls into a time warp…

Cubas’ stories are suffused with the chilling tones of Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber and the psychological intensity of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train.



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