Mike Hoolihan has never chosen the right guy; he is always drinking alcohol to deal with his broken love life. His liver cannot stand one more drop of consolation, so he is now sober. Without drinking, he has to confront (as a detective in the Police Department of an American city) the worst case of..
Written by one of the masters of the current crime novel. An elegant and intelligent thriller in the style of Hitchcock and HighsmithA woman searching for love, a religious caretaker, a researcher trapped in her marriage. Three women whose lives seem as far apart as possible, united by a common secr..
The three heroines of these stories are unknown even to themselves. They want to break from the boring present and embark on an uncertain future. The first hasn’t gotten the job of her dreams. The second is an orphan. The third has worked one season in a store in London and returned to Paris when fi..
An actor, recently divorced, at loose ends in New York; a woman, no less lonely, perhaps even more desperate than the man: they meet by chance in an all-night diner and are drawn to each other on the spot. Roaming the city streets, hitting its late-night dives, dropping another coin into yet another..
Three Times at Dawn explores this question while leaving greater mysteries in its wake. A man and a woman -the same couple in each case- meet in a trio of hotels; first she is a seductress, he a traveling salesman; on another night she is young and pregnant, while he is old and haunted by his past; ..
This trilogy brings together three works by author Sergio Pitol: The Art of Escape, The Journey, and The Magician from Vienna. In The Art of Escape Pitol proposes a new form, in The Journey Pitol writes of a return to the Soviet Union, and in The Magician from Vienna the author dissolves boundaries...
This volume collects the first three novels of a key author of contemporary French literature. Three novels that received numerous awards: they represent brilliant novels, social complicity, organized crime, and parties in this black period of twentieth century France, specifically occupied Paris. /..
The three novels that make up this Passion Trilogy openly ally against labels and market trends and, since we are talking about painting, we quote Degas with Harwicz when he warns that "the artist must begin his work with the same spirit as a criminal". Between 2012 and 2015, in just three years, th..
A testimony of a skeptical man from Havana who returns from a long journey which leads nowhere. Pedro Juan Gutiérrez carries out some much needed catharsis in this book, which is tough and in large part autobiographical. Pedro Juan lives on the edge of the precipice. With no fear he drives in his sh..
Eleven writers offer us their particular vision of a trio. In the stories gathered here we find a woman who leaves her partner and in her new home faces the ghost of a former tenant; three brothers in charge of a funeral home who guard a mysterious door; a couple in crisis. / Once escritores nos of..
Cortés enters Mehxicoh-Tenoxtitlan with his nine captains, his two translators –Friar Aguilar and Malinalli, interpreter and lover–, his troops and their horses. There the princess Atotoxtli, sister and wife of Moctezuma, accompanied by the priests, entertains them with a meal, and later the emperor..
Locked up in the cellar to pass the summer holidays away from everybody, an introverted fourteen-year-old prepares herself to live her solipsistic dream of happiness: no conflict, no annoying classmates, no comedy and no fiction. The world, with its incomprehensible rules, is left behind on the othe..