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It is 1936, a time of political and artistic agitation. Fascism is gaining strength in Europe. In Spain, the civil war is about to break out. Jonás leaves Madrid and travels to Cadaqués (Girona) in search of calm, but an atmosphere of mystery engulfs the small fishing village. Its inhabitants are terrorised by the painter who lives on Port Lligat beach.
Europe, XV Century: the Black Death epidemic is devastating the continent. Godofredo Chaucer, his servant Corbino, Argentina and Eleazar de Caballería embark on a écheme of espionage to unravel the mystery behind the unknown disease.
The Blue Nile provides over half the volume of water flowing from the Nile into the Mediterranean. Nevertheless, almost nothing is known about the basin it flows from, the people who live next to it, the adventures it has had. Javier Gozálbez set himself the challenge of discovering what lies beneath this silence and, like the explorers of old, he started at its source in Ethiopia.
Sometimes we do not realise how silly we are until we leave our normal environment. This is what happens to our curious hero, a bird who will undertake the most wonderful journey in the world. The journey from ignorance to wisdom.
Finally, one evening, one of the eggshells began to crack, and the little heads of the newborn ducklings appeared. How beautiful they were with their soft golden feathers! But, suddenly, out of the biggest egg came the great big head of a very different duckling…
Fear has become one of modern society’s dominant feelings: the fear that arises from collective circumstances as well as those that come from within us, especially our minds. Moreoever, the increasing influence the media has on our behaviour means that these fears seems much more terrible than they really are.
Paraphrasing the KISS principle in business (Keep It Simple, Stupid), this book of business strategy will help managers make their businesses and organizations more competitive. The authors’ methodology is based on Jack Trout’s teachings on strategic positioning.
After reading all about the poet Antonio Machado, Javier decides to visit the writer's tomb. In the hotel, he meets a strange woman and her son; a hyperactive teenager. One morning, at breakfast, the woman disappears leaving her son abandoned.