Longlisted for this year's International Booker Prize, Sophie Hughes' expert translation of Mexican author Fernanda Melchor's "Paradais" captures the menace and foreboding as events and motivations reveal themselves in this sharp, searing story revealing the tensions of life within a gated community, called Paradise. 


This is a compelling novel, which you will be hearing a lot about; one whose challenging themes is for the daring reader in us.

Paradais; Fernanda Melchor