On Lighthouses and The Last Story of Mina Lee – one takes on isolation, the other the immigrant experience

//On Lighthouses and The Last Story of Mina Lee – one takes on isolation, the other the immigrant experience

On Lighthouses and The Last Story of Mina Lee – one takes on isolation, the other the immigrant experience

On Lighthouses by Jazmina Barrera (translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney), Two Lines Press Lighthouses are always anchored – to a shoreline, in our minds – but it’s hard to pin down this book on the subject. Jazmina Barrera organises On Lighthouses around half a dozen towers, in the United States, Spain, France and elsewhere, but the chapters are discursive, one minute illuminating their history, the next the author’s lighthouse “collection”, which includes lighthouses in literature,…

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