Afterlife, Julia Alvarez 
Literary Fiction
Literary Fiction
Updated: July 23, 2022
No rape or sexual assault
Rape or sexual assault mentioned in passing (in discussion and/or implied)
Sexual harassment (e.g. verbal or non-consensual touching/grabbing)
Sexual relationship between adult and teenager
Child sexual abuse
Attempted rape
Rape strongly implied/details surrounding a rape discussed in detail (i.e. the events before/after)
Detailed/vivid description of rape


There is passing reference to coyotes raping women they are assisting to cross the border. Worthy of note: a character calls his girlfriend bitch and whore for having a baby with another man.

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