In this book you will find stories that have their origins in the sands of the desert and that were hidden under the turbans of its inhabitants, who narrated them together with the heat of their bonfires a thousand times. / En esta obra encontrarán cuentos sacados de las arenas del desierto, escond..
China is, by tradition, antiquity and culture, an inexhaustible source of wisdom -both philosophical and metaphysical- that has been embodied in countless legends and tales over the centuries. In these narrations its content is transmitted clean of mental discourses or dogmatic teachings. / China e..
1980 is the story of a family like any, or almost all: idiot. I mean, normal. Here is an open-minded mother in Madrid in the late 1970s, who suddenly becomes a widow and discovers freedom, but she also has to raise her children. There is also a cruel grandmother who takes care of those children. And..
Rebecca, an arrogant girl who has everything, will live non-existent days in the human calendar. These days she will learn a lot about herself and her partner Olaf, a wise old man. At the end of the journey, Rebeca will understand what is "the meaning of life" in order to transmit it to other people..
A heartwarming love story about people who love books for readers who love booksPraise for 84, Charing Cross Road:Those who have read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a novel comprised of only letters between the characters, will see how much that best-seller owes 84..
As Ambrose Bierce said, "home is the only place open all night". And in this first novel by David Trueba, the home belongs to the Belitre, a family as numerous as it is absurd. The people who inhabit this book only listen to the voice of their heart, while reason keeps an impassive silence. / Como ..
In the Mexican city of Merida, ten-year-old Janey lives with Johnny ?her “boyfriend, brother, sister, money, amusement, and father”? until he leaves her for another woman. Bereft, Janey travels to New York City, plunging into an underworld of gangs and prostitution. / Janey se va de casa porque su ..
This book recounts the untold true life story of Abraham Lincoln, revealing the hidden history behind the Civil War and uncovering the large role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of our nation. / La reputación de Abraham Lincoln se basa en haber salvado a su país de los estragos..
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..
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..
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..
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..