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Ana Paula Maria - Of Cattle and Men

 

Ana Paula Maria’s 99-page work, translated from Portuguese by Zoe Perry, won the 2024 Republic of Consciousness Prize. Described by judge by the judges as “both a tightly focused, utterly gripping human story and a devastating universal parable for our times” and “a gut-punch of a novel”, the action is set in a slaughterhouse in an isolated corner of Brazil where cows begin to disappear, seemingly by suicide.