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Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel: Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel was born in 1966 in Equatorial Guinea. By Night The Mountain Burns is based on his memories of growing up on the remote island of Annobón.]]
He made headlines in 2011 by embarking on a hunger strike, in an anti-government protest. He now lives exiled in Barcelona.
Jethro Soutar: Jethro Soutar translates from Spanish and Portuguese. He has translated Argentinian and Brazilian crime novels, written two non-fiction books of his own, and recently co-edited The Football Crónicas, a collection of football writing from Latin America. He divides his time between London and Lisbon.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Islands -- Fiction.
Fire -- Fiction.
Cholera -- Fiction.
Superstition -- Fiction.