Dust on Her Tongue
Dust on Her Tongue
Translated by Paul Bowles


Rodrigo Rey Rosa

Rodrigo Rey Rosa (born November 4, 1958) is a Guatemalan writer. He has based many of his writings and stories on legends and myths that are indigenous to Latin American as well as North Africa. A number of Rey Rosa's works have been translated into English, including; The Path Doubles Back (by Paul Bowles), "The Pelcari Project," The Beggar's Knife, The African Shore, and Severina.


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The Beggar's Knife
Rodrigo Rey Rosa
From one of Guatemala's finest young writers, these twenty-six stories-at once brutal and intensely lyrical-are peopled with sorcerers, ghosts, and assassins. Springing from myth and beliefs indigenous to Central America and North America, where...