After years of emotional instability, Frank Bascombe finds himself growing older relatively happily. He continues to work as an estate agent in Sea-Clift, where he had gone to live with his second wife who unexpectedly left him. Soon after he discovers that he has prostate cancer. Once again we acco..
At the same time as family chronicle and love story, it is a philosophical treatise on the nature of time, a parodic history of the novelesque genre, an erotic novel, a song to pleasure and a vindication of Paradise understood as something that should not be sought in the afterlife, but here o..
Ida is an architect, childless, and in her prime, but lately the warning signs have become too different to ignore. To be safe, she has explored the possibilities of freezing her eggs for her later use, should she meet the right man. Now summer is here, and Ida is on a bus heading south to her idyll..
A beautiful and exciting novel about loneliness, fears, empathy, human relationships and second chances."An intelligent and well-put together narrative about loneliness, the complexities of human relationships and the search for meaning and a place in the world" (Martin Chilton, The Independent).A p..
The pressure in Tomás’ teenage years reaches the point of no return when he travels with his family to a small town where they usually spend their summer vacations. In that moment, everything begins in an unstoppable chain of events: the discovery of sex, violence, death and disobedience. / La tens..
The novel starts with the vindication of writing and the construction of a landscape. That landscape is the border between Mexico and the United States, and in it will appear characters, past and present. Missionaries, settlers and also the others, the Indians of the tribes already civilized. / La..
As he maps the fault lines spreading through the once-impenetrable marriage of Russell and Corrine Calloway and chronicles Russell's wildly ambitious scheme to seize control of the publishing house at which he works, Jay McInerney creates an elegy for New York in the 1980s. From the literary chimera..
Ikal is a student of Don Ernesto in the school Malinalli Teneplat. Thirty students will discover life thanks to the passion of a teacher. A black and white photo of them sleeps in a forgotten file of the Ministry of Education, will become years later the worst nightmare of Hugo Valenzuela, an inspec..
During the summer and fall of 1922, Marcel Proust worked on the manuscript of the pages of the Albertine dissapearance, Albertine being the woman with whom Proust once lived. Now, his great-niece Nathalie Mauriac has taken charge of the definitive edition of the penultimate story. / Durante el vera..
"A writing that works with the senses, a legend at ground level, wild and fierce ... Something radically new in literature in Spanish, original and unusual" (Manuel Rivas)."Memorize this name: Cristina Sánchez-Andrade. She is, without more, one of the most powerful female voices that Spanish literat..
Lucy used to handle her adult romantic life according to the script she’d been handed. She met a guy just like herself: same age, same background, same hopes and dreams; they got married and started a family. Too bad he made her miserable. Now, two decades later, she’s a nearly divorced, forty-one-y..
Through the life of the orphan Anna Malvas, who grows up in the house of her uncle Paolo Velena, we discover Sardinia at the end of the 20th century through simple and delicious vignettes, such as the description of a wedding dress and the aroma of the paper that wraps it, or how tomatoes are dried ..