About the product Hurricane Time is a novel by Mexican writer Fernanda Melchor, shortlisted for the International Booker Prize. The witch is dead. Local boys found her body, swollen from water, rotting in a canal. The news flies quickly, and rumors are spreading like snakes throughout the Mexican village — everyone asks the question who is involved in the death of the Witch. The reader will have to hear several stories, the hero of each of which is somehow connected with this murder. And try to look without fear into this world, seething with cruelty, violence, pain and hatred. Melchor has created a real poetic masterpiece that leaves an aftertaste of true destruction, but reveals before us some kind of unbridled, wild beauty. An almost dystopian onslaught of all-embracing horror and poverty knocks down. Melchor shows us the despair of girls deprived of the right to self-realization; and the depravity of boys, for whom lust is inextricably linked with power and humiliation. THE GUARDIAN Annotation «Time of Hurricanes» is a novel by Mexican writer Fernanda Melchor, shortlisted for the International Booker Prize. Terrifying yet surprisingly real, this romance begins with murder. A witch in a small Mexican village has long been known only by that name, and when a gang of local boys found her body rotting at the bottom of the canal, it stirred up the already restless population. Through several stories of different residents, one way or another connected with the murder of the Witch, the reader will have to plunge into the very abyss of this town saturated with cruelty, violence and pain. Fernanda Melchor has created a real poetic masterpiece, which is impossible to read without trepidation.