Four Short Stories about Growing Sad – Adrian Bravi

Adrian Bravi’s four short stories are instead teeming with a more homogeneous chorus of protagonists – gangs of children inhabiting poor neighborhoods in a small town in Argentina. The glue that holds together their esprit de corps is a childlike imaginative misreading of and sometimes contempt for the adult world, which leads them to exercise their power as a group by tormenting or further excluding marginalized people in their community.

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