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Cecilia is the only person who visits Silvio, her best friend's grandfather, a man who jealously guards the mystery of a legendary life which he has never wanted to share with anyone. Through a box of photographs, Silvio introduces Cecilia to his fascinating story with Zachary West, an extravagant North American whose arrival in Ribanova changed the fate of those who met him.
Although written for teenagers, 'Es raro ser niña' is a book that readers of all ages can enjoy. The author introduces us to Cuasi, the protagonist of a true story. A girl approaching adolescence who acts as the voice of the conscience of modern society.
Lara's nickname at school is 'weirdo'. The main reason why Lara is marginalised is that she's only interested in literature, and social interaction isn't her strong point. Lara has lived in Paris for two years, and she thought that this change in her life would give her an opportunity; however, it hasn't turned out like that.
The flash of a false memory can cut a life short and compromise a delicate foreign intelligence operation. Unai Lambert, a young Frenchman who studied history at the Sorbonne, starts work as an analyst for the Spanish intelligence services. Years later, the conjunction of political decisions and personal circumstances branded by his Basque origin take him to Montpellier on an official mission.
César and Mara, a couple about to finish their degree in business administration, are attacked in the street but survive unscathed thanks to the appearance of a stranger, Mikel. An art student, Mikel explains to them how he scared the aggressors off after making them believe the police were on their way.
Chance, love, disease, desire, madness, travel, family, relationships, fear, time, evil, depression, joy. These are only a few of the themes that Araceli Esteves tackles in Cracks in the Air, using the power of brevity which allows her to, in every case, convey the essential to the reader. Pills of truth. Lozenges of humour. Plasters, analgesics, injections.
Three women stand up to the powers that be during an economic crisis that has overwhelmed all expectations, causing many citizens to suffer due to the shady dealings in favour of the financial and political interests of the most powerful.
Antonio, a young man from Madrid in his forties, is like so many others the victim of the financial crisis shaking the world. Overwhelmed by his mortgage and a relationship that is going under, he decides to try his luck at the wheel of a taxi, which becomes a sort of magic grotto for him, where he gradually weaves his own destiny.
A pop balad, a love letter to cinema. The confession of a group of survivors Berta Álvarez gets the job of telling the story of Mario Ruiz, a psychiatric patient. 'An exceptional case' is what they call him, without explaining clearly what it is that makes him so.
Argentina, the 1970s.The unions are overwhelmed by the radical left, and the CEO of a steel plant dies after falling from the helicopter he was travelling in. The briefcase full of money he had with him disappears without trace. The theories about his death are multiplying, as are those on what the money was for. Doing business with union reps? Corrupting them?