Welcome to the world, FRUIT OF THE DRUNKEN TREE!

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At long last, the buzzed-about debut from Ingrid Rojas Contreras, FRUIT OF THE DRUNKEN TREE, is here! Based on her own experience as a child, the novel is set against the backdrop of the devastating violence of 1990's Colombia, following  a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both. Her brilliant novel is staggering (it made a New York Times reviewer "wince in recognition") and has been praised as "one of the most dazzling and devastating novels" with "images that blister and burn, phrases that adorn and astonish." (San Francisco Chronicle

We guarantee that as soon as you finish, you'll want more, so check out Q&As with Ingrid on Goodreads and Shondaland