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Paula Bonet, one of the most internationally renowned and highly regarded illustrators, offers a personal vision of François Truffaut. The French cinematographer, the greatest exponent of the French New Wave, is a captivating character with a complex personality.
30th November 1803: a corvette sets sail from the port of La Coruña to much cheering and applause. On board are twenty-two orphaned children whose mission consists of taking the recently discovered smallpox vaccine to the territories of Ultramar. They are accompanied by Isabel Zendal, whose task is to look after them.
The book the reader has in their hands is a treat for those of good literary taste and unveils a young author who has opened up his horizon to a solid career in the world of words. In brief, both the author and, with him, the reader is moved when two of his wonderful main characters, Teodoro and Domingo finally speak, breaking the silence of the past seventy years.
In the picturesque town of Horston, the death of the mayor's new wife upsets the daily calm and reveals its inhabitants' old secrets, mixed with the eternal passions of love, revenge and ambition. In 1866, an idyllic town in the south of England will find its tranquility disturbed by the murder of the mayor's wife.
It is many years since Barcelona was merely the capital of Catalonia. Barcelona is one of the mainstays of the Mediterranean and one of the most visited cities in the world. What is it that the city of marvels has to make it seen as a paradise by half the world? What does it do differently? What are its inhabitants like? Note well: This is Barcelona!
"They went along the Rue de Siene, hardly even seeing the street, so wrapped were they in each other. Jean-pierre, a guide who wants to please, was explaining the curiosities of the neighbourhood, while she listened in silence. There, where the pavement narrowed, it seemed to him that they accidentally brushed hands. Skin against skin. And he shivered.
It's been one hundred and fifty years since the White Rabbit awoke Alice's curiosity when he ran past her at top speed. One hundred and fifty years since the young girl decided to venture down a seemingly endless rabbit hole.
Azaría is a peaceful, untroubled mountain village, with white cobbled streets, isolated from the political unrest of a country governed by the dictator Miguel Primo de Rivera. This peace is suddenly shattered by the mysterious killing of an elderly brother and sister: Cándido and Paquita Gutiérrez.
A ruthlessly black novel. Winter Blues tells the story of three people who walk the snow-covered streets of New York in their short-lived flight from the Madrid winter. They don't suspect that they are pawns in a mathematical game of chess between intelligence services. They seek out alcohol and the night. And sex. Conventional tourist stuff.
On her way home from school, Candela passes the house with the creeper. Afraid, she's always kept her distance from it, and speeds up her pace, but today a disturbing detail attracts her attention: the glass door of the balcony on the first floor is half-open. And if that isn't enough, she also thinks she hears a sigh. Is there someone in the house? An intriguing story full of enigmas.