A dark and unsettling debut novel from one of the most innovative young fiction writers today – a searing and affecting depiction of what redemption can be for a person and for a country in the wake of conflict.
‘An engrossing tale of a young woman’s return to her roots in the troubled streets of Medellin.’ Sunday Times
‘A brilliant, feverishly imaginative novel.’ Sharlene Teo
'Written in prose that disrespects established boundaries to reveal a unique and courageous voice, Julianne Pachico's The Anthill, is the story of two young people searching for identity and belonging. In doing so, and with the lightest of touches, Pachico lays bare the trauma of life in post-peace Columbia.' - Ingrid Persaud, author of Love after Love 'A stark look at a traumatized city and the way privilege corrupts.' - Elle
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