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  • A FINANCIAL TIMES 'BEST BOOK OF THE WEEK' CHOICE A sharp, breath-taking exploration of love and relationships. "Trust unfolds with all the tension of a thriller despite much of the action taking place in the mind of the protagonist." - Big Issue North
  • Terminal Boredom has been selected as Litfest's International Fiction Book Club (IFBC) choice for January 2022. Learn more about the IFBC here. Translated by Polly Barton, Sam Bett, David Boyd, Daniel Joseph, Aiko Masubuchi, and Helen O’Horan Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Thrillist, The Millions, Frieze, and Metropolis Japan The first English-language publication of the work of Izumi Suzuki, a legend of Japanese science fiction and a countercultural icon.  
  • N.B. As one of our Litfest 2022 titles this book is being offered at £2 of the Publisher’s RRP until 31st March 2022. "Lyrical, moving, revealing." - Tracy Chevalier "Such beautiful writing… A little bit Rear Window, a little bit Home Fire, a little bit Shameless. I loved it" - Louisa Young "Daring and devastating" - Fiona Mozley "Compelling and original, Silence Is a Sense is uncomfortably close to the bone, depicting a country riven by racism and violence" - Observer
  • Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2022 'An artfully plotted tale about race, privilege and guilt... careful reading proves richly rewarding' - Lucy Poescu, The Observer 'Phenotypes underscores how difficult antiracist projects can be at any scale...Scott's characters quickly abandon the possibility of a comprehensive solution in favor of stopgap measures that may or may not work. Such are the inadequacies, the novel asserts, of treating entrenched and systemic issues as if they are only skin-deep.' - The New York Times Book Review 'A compelling exploration of the fraught reality of race relations in Brazil ... there is much that English-speaking readers stand to gain from the considered, quiet fury of Paulo Scott's novel, not least the expansion of and challenge to modern-day discourses on race.' - Laura Garmeson, Times Literary Supplement
  • Translated from the Spanish by Roy Kesey Published 2020 Paperback 216 pages ISBN 978-1641291309
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