No soy un monstruo de Carme Chaparro Premio Primavera de Novela 2017 Madrid, viernes 24 febrero […]
Reporter Clara Ibáñez is a young woman who leads a quiet life, cloistered away in Fuentegrande, a town with fewer than a thousand people. She runs the local newspaper, despite having aspired to greater things. She hardly socializes with anyone, apart from Chabela, the owner of Las Rosas guesthouse, where she eats and sleeps, as well as drinks in order to try to forget the recent death of her husband.
When the body of Fran Borrego appears, one of the owners of the land surrounding the town, a community brimming with envy, intrigue and unaccomplished schemes that come from a past that Clara knows nothing about is unveiled.
Nadal Literary Award 2015
In the summer of 1925, the residents of Biarritz were shocked by a tragic event. The body of a young girl appeared dangling with a foot caught in one of the iron rings used for securing boats in the port.
In 1938, the young, passionate writer Georges Miet receives what would turn out to be the most important assignment of his career. His editor asks him to write a ‘serious’ novel about what had taken place in Biarritz almost fifteen years earlier.
Miet does not hesitate to travel to the vibrant, coastal city to speak to everyone who could have been linked to the event and comes upon people from all rungs of the social ladder; ranging from domestic employees to distinguished, high-society ladies, as well as reporters, two gendarmes, a photographer, artists, performers, a judge and even a nun.
Woody Allen is one of the most important figures in the culture of our time. Moviemaker, playwright and author, after Chaplin and Groucho Marx, he is the last of the great masters of comedy and of an ingenious approach to the ‘seventh art’. This book reveals a side of the New York genius that departs from his well-known public image, and invites us to get to know Woody in a closer, more personal way through exclusive accounts from those who have had the privilege of meeting him in person and working with him over the course of his career. It spans his passion for magic and humor in his early years, through to his likes and dislikes about cinema, music and literature, including previously unpublished anecdotes about the shooting of his movies and his stays in Spain.
To mark Woody Allen’s 80th birthday, Natalio Grueso, a close friend of the moviemaker, has written a sympathetic and personal book about the New York genius, a must for his legions of fans across the globe.
The fireflies’ glow. A little boy lives in a basement with his family. He was born down there and he has never seen the outer world. Nor anyone has explained why they are locked in there. He shares the darkness with his parents, brother, sister and grandmother. All of them are horribly wounded by a fire that was set in the past. His sister wears a white mask because, according to the father, the look of such a deformity could frighten him. When the sister gives birth to a baby boy, all of them start to act strange. Then two fireflies sneak into the basement. Fascinated by the insects, the boy keeps them in a jar as a precious treasure. This new light that brightens his world up will encourage him to ask himself about the outside world and to discover the truth about his family.
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