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Wild Horses (Paperback)
A brutally powerful, unflinching account of the heroin epidemic that swept across Catalonia in the 1980s, Wild Horses tells the story of a group of friends as they buy, sell, and consume heroin and other drugs in their hometown. Told through a kaleidoscope of voices, stories, song lyrics, and heartbreakingly all-too-real characters, Cussà’s novel, originally published in 2000, is already a true classic of modern storytelling that is both shocking and captivating at the same time.
About the Author
Having lived through Catalonia’s heroin epidemic, JORDI CUSSÀ (1961–2021) turned his talents to writing plays and, later, novels. He is considered one of twentieth-century Catalonia’s most important writers.
TIAGO MILLER is a writer and translator living and working in Lleida, Catalonia. In addition to his translations of Catalan literature, he contributes articles on Catalan culture and language to various publications.