Andrés Barba first became known in 2001 when his novel La hermana de Katia (Katia’s Sister - shortlisted for the Herralde Prize) was published to considerable public and critical acclaim. It was followed by Ahora tocad música de baile (Play Something We Can Dance To), Versiones de Teresa (Versions of Teresa - winner of the Torrente Ballester award), and Agosto, octubre (August, October, Hispabooks, October 2015). He is also the writer of the novellas which make up La recta intención (The Right Intention), Las manos pequeñas (Such Small Hands), Muerte de un caballo (Death of a Horse - for which he won the 2011 Juan March short novel award), Ha dejado de llover (Rain Over Madrid, Hispabooks, August, 2014), a ‘novel of novellas’, and his latest work, En presencia de un payaso. His books have been translated into ten languages.
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