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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.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Islands -- Fiction.
Fire -- Fiction.
Cholera -- Fiction.
Superstition -- Fiction.