PEN Atlas: Manuel Rivas recalls childhood stories

Writer, poet and journalist Manuel Rivas recalls stories from his childhood in rural Galicia under Franco’s rule, seeing the religious and political piety of the time through the prism of the natural world. His latest novel, The Low Voices (Harvill Secker), is published this month.

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Find out more about Manuel Rivas here.

Read more about Manuel Rivas’s PEN-supported titles, The Low Voices and All Is Silence, on the World Bookshelf.

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