THE FOURTH WORLD • Diamela Eltit

Paperback / 116 pages
University of Nebraska Press / 1995


No one can be closer to another than a mother to her unborn child. No one, that is, except unborn twins jostling for space in the womb. In this concise and inventive novel, a twin brother and sister vie for attention from the reader much as they competed for room before their birth. Their prenatal intimacy and jealousy interlace until they can hardly recognize who is who.

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