Winter has arrived, and for the protagonists of this dance it is the time of maturity. Nick Jenkins is now forty years old and has returned to Oxford to write a book on Richard Burton. Pamela Flitton, the fatal, irresistible Pam, who leaves behind a trail of shattered men, has married the abominable..
The dance of the music of time continues and spring and summer are followed by autumn. If the previous volume closed with the war in the making, the three novels that make up this third installment of Anthony Powell's extraordinary narrative fresco are set between 1940 and 1945, during World War II...
A dance for the music of the time is a monumental literary fresco with more than three hundred characters, whose action takes place between 1914 and 1970, and whose title is inspired by a famous painting by Poussin. It is considered one of the pinnacles of 20th century English literature and has bee..
The dance of the music of time continues and spring is followed by summer. The three novels that make up the second volume of this great historical fresco on 20th century England are located between 1934 and 1939, with long flashbacks to previous decades. Powell continues his immersion in the world ..
A Heritage and Its History tells the story of 69-year-old Sir Edwin Challoner and his extended family. Unmarried, and with no direct issue, Challoner’s closest relation, and business associate, is his younger brother, Hamish. When Hamish dies of a heart condition, his son Simon prepares to take over..
Almost 35 years old, Odile and Louis live in a valley full of firs, a red cable car, and a ski station among the mountains. When they were young they used to live in Paris and learned knowledge that is not easy to learn. The result is a short novel expressing the doubts and mysteries, where we can f..
What can truly interest someone whose only job is to always look interested? One day Elizabeth II discovers a book in her library by a writer she remembers meeting: Ivy Compton-Burnett. Years earlier she had given her a minor noble title and she remembered her singular hair-do. Then she luckily disc..
Vienna,1936. A high ranking member of the ministry receives a letter and freezes when they recognize the sender's writing. It was a request for help moving a boy of eighteen to a Viennese school. This letter explains the history of the humble beginning of a love of many years / Viena 1936. Un alto ..
This is a story about John Kennedy Toole, an author of a very special novel in 20th century American literature: A Confederacy of Dunces. Cory Maclauchlin has written the biography that this genius writer deserves, going deep into the details of his life, constructing the story from the historical ..
What is the price of affection and in what currency do you pay for it? In the end, it is inevitable that we discover that some currencies weigh much more than what we have been given in exchange. This brave novel speaks of our urgency in search of affection and how we have learned to find it. / ¿C..
Michael Holme is a very talented violinist, whose teacher foresaw a promising career as a performer in his future, and yet who has ended up as the second violin in the Maggiore Quartet, a position as comfortable and without prospects as his life, which is grey and melancholic in a London that is equ..
Madness and horror have both being an obsession in my life, says the author. All the books that I have written talk about nothing but that. I tried to escape. I did a research on my paternal grandfather who, after a tragic life, died in 1944 by being executed for collaborating with Nazis. In order e..