Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė
Breathing Into Marble
Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature
Isabelle is married with a young epileptic son. She lives with her husband on the outskirts of the city. Driven by a whim she decides to adopt Ilya, an orphan, despite the recommendations of specialists. Ilya is a troubled boy and the family quickly unravels under his malevolent influence.
Breathing into Marble is a dark and poetic tale of love and violence, of art and relationships.
Translated by: Marija Marcinkutė
Format/pages: paperback / 192 pages
Publisher: Noir Press