Charlie Crocker, an ex-American football star, now owner of a realty business, has just turned sixty. But his life begins to crumble. The bank that once fawned over him now implacably pursues him for his debts. He then begins to descend into hell, in which he encounters other characters. / Antigua ..
We bring together in this volume the five hilarious adventures of the unspeakable Henry Wilt, Tom Sharpe's most popular character. Henry Wilt is gifted with an immense talent for getting tangled up in the most gruesome messes without realizing it, and with no less admirable ability to escape from th..
Raymond Carver achieved success thanks to a handful of stories published in the last twelve years of his life. His career was short due to his early death. However, his work has left an indelible mark and his influence has spread throughout the world. / Raymond Carver alcanzó el éxito gracias a un ..
Before the frivolous backdrop of modern Madrid, drawn with nimble and not exactly compassionate strokes, this novel tells the story of the passing from adolescence to maturity of a young man who has grown up in two very different family environments. Confronted with the vertigo of such varied experi..
This prodigiously rich collection suggests that Raymond Carver was not only America’s finest writer of short fiction, but also one of its most large-hearted poets. Like Carver’s stories, the more than 300 poems in All of Us are marked by a keen attention to the physical world. / El propio Carver di..
Everyone Leaves narrates the childhood and the teenage years of its main character, Nieve Guerra. She is at the mercy of the Cuban government who chooses her destiny; destiny that is always conditioned by an uncertain and socio-political ending. Nieve puts up a struggle against her parent’s hazardou..
Who is Mr. Ripley? In this volume, we bring together five novels where he is the main protagonist, such as Ripley's Mask, where he marries a wealthy heiress and he returns as an apparently respectable man. He appears in other novels gathering a brilliant closure of this quintet of master novels...
Two volumes with all the books of Patricia Highsmith's haunting and elusive antihero: the iconic forger and serial killer Tom Ripley. Who is Mr. Ripley? In this first volume we bring together two novels: The Talent of Mr. Ripley and Ripley Under Ground. / Dos volúmenes con todos los libros del inqu..
Two volumes with all the books of Patricia Highsmith's haunting and elusive antihero: the iconic forger and serial killer Tom Ripley. Who is Mr. Ripley? In this second volume appear Ripley's Game, The Boy Who Followed Ripley and Ripley Under Water, the brilliant closing of this quintet of master nov..
The characters of this book belong to a group of young and desperately realistic people, to whom it doesn’t even occur to think about the future: they know that nothing or almost nothing is going to change. They live in the other Edinburgh, the one that doesn’t appear in the famous festival, the Eur..
Welsh writes with the sharp, colorful and vigorous language of the street. This is an ill-fated epic about those who have no way out except for escape, those who soften the blow of being alive with the first thing that falls into their hands. / De inmediato celebrada por los críticos más estrictos,..
Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and art forger who murders without remorse when his comforts are threatened," was Patricia Highsmith's favorite creation. In The Boy Who Followed Ripley, Highsmith explores Ripley's bizarrely relationship with a troubled young runaway. / Tom Ripley, el inquietante..