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Ana Clavel
Love is Hunger

(El amor es hambre)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 10/07/2015
  • ISBN: 9786073131292
  • 164 pages

Artemisa is a freethinking confident young woman who thirsts for new experiences, which she finds in a tourist enclave of beaches, sun, lovers and fine food. At the age of four she walked in on her parents making love; they joyfully incorporated her into their sexual enjoyment. This early awakening into a free, erotic environment, which Artemisa explores first with her parents and then with her stepfather, leads her to an awareness of her potential, her body, her senses, and turns her into a great chef and owner of the Wolf Heart restaurant. Artemisa’s self-reflections lead her to find similarities with other nymphets, including Alicia Liddell, Lolita and Little Red Hiding Hood. El amor es hambre is an erotic, transgressive novel whose subject is risqué and highly controversial, and whose execution is impeccable.

About the author

Ana Clavel received the 2004 Silver Medal from France’s Société Académique Arts-Sciences-Lettres. Her novels Los deseos y su sombra and Cuerpo náufrago have been translated into English and El dibujante de sombras into French. Las Violetas son flores del deseo, translated into French and Arabic, won the 2005 Juan Rulfo Novella Prize awarded by Radio Francia Internacional. In 2015 Legenda Books published Jane Lavery’s academic book on the work of Ana Clavel: The Art of Ana Clavel. Ghosts, Urinals, DollsShadows, and Outlaw Desires.

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  • Macedonia: Bata Press