Fresh out of high school, Karl Ove moves to a remote fishing village to work as a teacher. He has no interest in the job itself – or in any other job for that matter. His sole aim is to save money and start writing. All starts off well, but as the nights grow longer, his life takes a darker turn. / ..
This quartet of novels tell of Fante's fictional alter-ego Bandini, an impoverished young Italian-American escaping his suffocating home in Colorado for Depression-era Los Angeles. Though his physical escape is complete, the psychological damage remains. / El cuarteto de novelas protagonizadas por ..
Delphine, a successful writer, has writer's block. That's when L. crosses her path. L. is a sophisticated and seductive woman who writes celebrity memoirs. They share tastes and become intimate. L. insists her new friend use her own life as literary material. / Delphine es una escritora que ha pasa..
In Her Lover, Albert Cohen creates a world humming with the vivid and eccentric voices of its wonderfully observed characters. Brilliantly inventive and baroquely detailed, this magnificent novel is a merciless satire of middle-class manners and ambitions, and of the Byzantine machinations of global..
Saviano portrays the clan wars for the control of drugs and camels, the tentacles of organized crime that extend to the north of the country, revenge, betrayals and the blood with which they are paid. And again we run into young people whose dreams are made up of luxury that provokes more violence. ..
The cruelty of these stories does not only come from the subject that very often occupies them -brutalities without a story, savages without a name-, but it also has to do with the attitude of the narrator, with his ruthless way of treating that matter, or the reader himself. Loaded with tension and..
We find ourselves before a boldly autobiographical book that is also a contagious defence of the appetite. The author confirms that, although the entire story is true, what differentiates the novel from reality is its writing. Despite having suffered from anorexia for two years, this story explains ..
After the nurse Cristina Esquivel is found strangled in her apartment in Madrid, her parents contract the private detective Arturo Zarco to find the killer. Zarco describes the investigation to her until the struggle between them is suddenly interrupted by the discovery the murdered woman’s neighbor..
A riveting thriller where a retired police officer takes on the role of detective. In a small town located in the Argentinean Pampas, a tragic and poignant family story has risen. Emilio Renzi, a notable character in the literature of Argentina, ventures into his past with skeptical nostalgia. / To..
Beto is a young architect that is facing a personal breakdown and gets to Munich to take part in a contest. He goes with his girlfriend and his staying in Germany will become a comedy. With a flash of light, like a blitz, he will have to assume a change of life and goals. / Beto es un joven arquite..
Edward T. Topping IV, a white Anglo-Saxon man, becomes the Miami Herald Editor in order to transform the newspaper into the digital media and to launch El Nuevo Herald for a Latin target. Wolf tells the story of the city of Miami where several characters live like John Smith, a journalist, Nestor Ca..
Sentenced to the seriousness and imposture, Julio, the silent protagonist of Bonsai, has just convinced himself that it is better to lock himself in his room to watch a bonsai grow, than to roam the uncomfortable roads of literature. / Condenado a la seriedad y a la impostura, Julio, el silencioso ..