And They Were a Single Shadow

And They Were a Single Shadow

Isabel-Cristina ARENAS SEPULVEDA CANDAYA,  2022, 240 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish (Colombia) A first novel that explores the mysteries of family, death and the debts of the past. Isabel is a living memory and, although everything that surrounds her causes deep sadness in those who knew her, loving her seems to be obligatory. Fearful of the possibility of repeating a life, the narrator, who is named after her grandmother, needs at the same...

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The Book Of Our Absences

The Book Of Our Absences

Eduardo RUIZ SOSA CANDAYA,  2022, 464 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish (Mexico) A journey through the scenes of the disappeared people in contemporary Mexico. Eduardo Ruiz Sosa : “A natural talent for the lyrical sentence.” Nadal Suau, El Cultural, El Mundo.A totally personal narrative form, similar to a Homeric poem, a long ancient song. Brilliant. Orsina is a theatre actress who becomes seriously ill. Her disappearance messes up...

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What The Future Was

What The Future Was

Daniela ALCÍVAR BELLOLIO CANDAYA,  2022, 288 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish (Ecuador) “A luminous and illuminating work, furiously tender” María Bastarós. What The Future Was is the story of a disintegration, the chronicle of a devastating crisis that threatens a marriage, a house, sanity, and unleashes in the narrator an intimate and profound reflection in which writing and life, landscape and affection, memory and future...

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The Heartbeat Of The Maghreb

The Heartbeat Of The Maghreb

Pablo MARTIN CARBAJAL Mar editor, 2022, FICCIÓN, Narrativa_castellano A journey to the west of the Maghreb, in Mauritania and Morocco, with two protagonists we already met in Maybe Dakar, Álvaro and his sister Carol. A socio-historical and adventure novel. Álvaro and Cárol are two brothers who have a difficult relationship with each other, both working in the family business located in the Canary Islands. For business reasons they have to...

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Tsunamis

Tsunamis

Gildas Girodeau Horsain, 2022, 246 p. FICTION, Detective Novel, french When Alfons Duru discovers a decapitated illegal immigrant in his vat of Banyuls wine, his world is swept away by a veritable tsunami. Paul Feder gets involved in the old man’s affairs, comes across mafiosi from La Jonquera, unscrupulous thugs from Collioure, and a not-so-gentleman who organises parties in a château in Saint Jean Lasseille; not forgetting the cliffs of...

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The Happy Death of William Carlos Williams

The Happy Death of William Carlos Williams

Marta APONTE ALSINA CANDAYA, 2022, 208 p., NOVEL, spanish National Novel Prize of the Pen Club of Puerto Rico 2007 Marta Aponte Alsina is considered the great contemporary master of Puerto Rican narrative. Cristina Rivera Garza included her in a selection of 12 must-read Latin American women authors, published in Publisher’s Weekly magazine in 2018. At once a novel of family saga, a travelogue, a story of initiation and growth, a hybrid...

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The Order of the Aleph

The Order of the Aleph

Gustavo FAVERÓN PATRIAU CANDAYA 2021, 352 p. LITERARY ESSAY, spanish An essay written by a bookish detective: an investigation into the origins and meanings of one of the most important short stories in world literature, The Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges. The Order of the Aleph is an exploration of Jorge Luis Borges’s aesthetics based on his most famous short story, in a reading that weaves together filology, cartography, filosophy and history...

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The Correspondent. A novel inspired by real events

The Correspondent. A novel inspired by real events

NOVEL published the 26th of January 2022 David JIMENEZ A formidable docufiction. A mixture of Graham Greene and Kapuscinski, reminiscent of films like Missing or The Year of Living Dangerously Original Title El corresponsal. Una novela inspirada en hechos reales English Sample available Territory of representationFrench language Rights soldPortuguese (Minotauro) More about the rights available for this book...

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The Odd Names

The Odd Names

Álex CHICO CANDAYA, 2021, 256 p. NOVEL / ESSAY, spanish Álex Chico is one of the 10 authors chosen in the second edition of Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation’s “10 out of 30″ project, 2020.A narrative about the blurred margins of identity and a suggestive literary exercise. Sometimes a story begins with a single sentence or the mention of a name. Here it begins when the film director Tomás Acosta meets...

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I die and I come back

I die and I come back

Rafael Guerrero CÍRCULO ROJO, 2013, 213 p. DETECTIVE NOVEL, spanish “Rafael Guerrero” serie, #2 Prefaced by Paco Camarasa A real-life Detective, Writer. The novels are based on cases experienced by the author/detective. Rafael Guerrero, a detective, is both author and protagonist of his novels. A case in the turbulent North Africa of 2011 almost cost private detective Rafael Guerrero his life. To forget what happened and recover from the...

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Emotions: Inquiry and Roadmap series

Emotions: Inquiry and Roadmap series

Armella Leung (Art-mella) POURPENSER, 2017, 2019, 2020, 19 x 29,5 cm. Self Help, Youth, Comics, French ALMOST 200 000 COPIES SOLD IN TOTAL FOR THE SERIES #1 Welcoming an emotion : Having a lot of trouble with her emotions, between periods of emotional turmoil and aridity, Art-mella decides one day that it can’t go on any longer, and begins her investigation of emotions in order to feel better. After having participated in many courses,...

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Truth Does Not Make Friends

Truth Does Not Make Friends

Rafael Guerrero MAR editor, 2021, 192 p. DETECTIVE NOVEL, spanish “Rafael Guerrero” serie, #5 10th Wilkie Collins Award for Crime Novels Franchesca plans to murder her husband and induces her lover to help her. But the man hires detective Rafael Guerrero so that this proposal is on record and he can denounce the ideologue with evidence or escape conviction if she acts on her own and implicates him. He is frightened, believing that if she...

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Everything You Should Know Before Loving Me

Everything You Should Know Before Loving Me

Gerard GUIX COLUMNA, 2011, 424 p. FICTION, Catalan Awarded with the XXI Pin i Soler Prize A somewhat fantastic road movie that takes us from Catalonia to London to the centre of Europe, punctuated by flashbacks and music. Five years ago in London Gerard and Anastasia meet casually. Soon after, the girl goes to live with him in Barcelona, ​​where the young boy had tried to turn her in someone other than the Russian student who attracted him, as...

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The Cemetery

The Cemetery

Gerard GUIX COLUMNA, 2013, 176 p. FICTION, Catalan The perfect adaptation of his play Genesi 3.0, a success at the 2003 GREC Festival.Gerard Guix is inspired by the dystopian worlds of three works of science fiction, George Orwell’s 1984, Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick, to locate its futuristic fable, although the atmosphere, the characters and the story more approach the...

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My Season at the Hell

My Season at the Hell

Gerard GUIX FANBOOKS, 2021, 276 p. CROSSOVER, Catalan A history that is born since the purest simplicity to end transporting us at a spiral of facts and emotions that will shake us and will teach us the most obscure part of our society. From 14 years old 13 years ago, in a mountain village where nothing ever happens, a teenager died during a raid of hunting. In the same village, today, my mother has disappeared at odd circumstances. The two...

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Clown essentiel, l’art de rire de soi-même

Clown essentiel, l’art de rire de soi-même

Alain VIGNEAU La Llave, 2016, 175p. NON FICTION récit personnel et développement personnel, espagnol. 5 éditions “Mon livre est le partage d’une cartographie de la honte, de l’humour et de l’enfant intérieur en relation avec l’art du clown mis au service de notre recherche du sens de la vie. Il est aussi le témoignage d’un parcours de vie peu ordinaire. Il s’adresse à toutes les personnes intéressées par le phénomène de l’humour et...

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La vie de clown. Tragicomédie de l’être.

La vie de clown. Tragicomédie de l’être.

Alain VIGNEAU La Llave, 2020, 263 p. NON FICTION récit personnel et développement personnel, espagnol Une biographie différente, passionnée, hilarante et ravissante. À mi-chemin entre les films de Fellini et la poésie du surréalisme, la vie d’Alain Vigneau est un profond témoignage de résilience qui nous invite à poursuivre nos rêves avec humour et amour. C’est le récit d’une expérience qui mène à la clownerie comme thérapie...

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Dribble assassin

Dribble assassin

Gilles DEL PAPPAS et Emmanuel PETIT RAMSAY, 2021, 243 p. CRIME FICTION, french Second opus of the Trilogy of football polars, with the Commissioner Clémentine Paccini Tignes, November 97, oxygenation course for the French national team, a local FIFA representative is found with his throat cut and his hands hanged. Casablanca, May 98, Hassan II competition, a young FIFA representative is found dead, with her throat cut. At the scene, in the...

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How many things have we seen disappear

How many things have we seen disappear

Miguel SERRANO LARRAZ CANDAYA, 2020, 288 p. Fiction, spanish A novel about lost illusions and a disappearing people, about the possibility of changing the past.A unique tribute to science fiction, horror, sentimental novels and other genres of popular literature. Sonia is a girl obsessed with death. Berta’s obsession is the passage of time. Their friendship is inevitable in the Pyrenean village where they spend the summer, a small town...

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The Anthropoid

The Anthropoid

Fernando PARRA NOGUERAS CANDAYA, 2021, 288 p. Fiction, spanish A novel about identity and hidden desires. About the conflict between what we are, what we want to be and what others expect of us. Eduardo, the son of a powerful publisher, is removed from the family business because of an obscure affair. Banished to a provincial town, he is taken in by his uncle, the editor of a local newspaper, where he first works as a spellchecker and...

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Lost Notebooks of Japan

Lost Notebooks of Japan

Patricia ALMARCEGUI CANDAYA, 2021. Essay, travel book, spanish The discovery, amazement and fascination of an ancient culture. Book eligible for translation grants from the Balearic Islands Lost Notebooks of Japan is the chronicle of a traveller who crosses interior and exterior geographies to recognise herself and assert her voice, to investigate writing as a record of the past, the fragility of women who travel alone and memory as a family...

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El libro de los tesoros_manuscrito

El libro de los tesoros_manuscrito

Andreu MARTIN Literatura juvenil, novela negra, castellano Adrià, estudiante de historia e historiador vocacional, verá cambiar su vida cuando encuentre las pistas para encontrar tres cuadros de Vermeer que están escondidos en alguna parte. En el camino, conocerá a Diana, la chica más intrépida, hermosa e inteligente que ha encontrado en su vida. Pero siempre podrá contar con Sonia, su amiga del alma, la que en definitiva habrá de sacarle las...

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El niño que quería ser un monstruo_manuscrito

El niño que quería ser un monstruo_manuscrito

Andreu MARTIN, ilustraciones de RUI CAVALEIRO INFÁNTIL ILUSTRADO, Castellano ILUSTRACIONES y lectura del manúscrito por Rui Cavaleiro : aquí Los monstruos dan miedo a los demás, de manera que no deben de tener miedo. Por eso Luis quería ser un monstruo. Rui Cavaleiro Rui Cavaleiro Rui Cavaleiro Territory of representationWorld Wide El libro de los tesoros_manuscritoEl niño que quería ser un monstruo_manuscritoYou’re Going To Say I’m...

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Fiume

Fiume

Fernando CLEMOT PRE-TEXTOS, 2021, 280 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish “Fiume de Fernando Clemot: preludio poético del fascismo”, José Ovejero A political novel, exhilarating and disturbing, which works on the memory of the past century to better understand our present. In which we experience the fascination that fascism and providential men can produce, and the destruction that they ultimately engender. Fiume September 1919. Two...

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Manuscrito_Doppelgänger

Manuscrito_Doppelgänger

Gerard GUIX FICCIÓN, Narrativa_castellano Una obra maestra estructurada como una ópera de Wagner.Una narración ágil e irónica dónde el humor sirve el universo absurdo de la historia.Una historia arraigada en la Grande Historia, y por eso tan absurda, documentada hasta la locura. Ocupó el autor 9 años de su vida.Una reflexión pólitica y histórica que ayuda a descifrar nuestro presente. Gerard Guix, autor de prolífica imaginación y en ocasiones...

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The Weight of Stars

The Weight of Stars

Agustín COMOTTO Original Title El peso de las estrellas Foreign rights soldEnglish (AK press) Territory of representationFrench languageAgent for all other language : Oh!Books agencia literaria More about the rights available for this book sophiesavary@1jardin2livres.com

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Climate Refugees. A Crucial Challenge for the 21st century

Climate Refugees. A Crucial Challenge for the 21st century

Miguel PAJARES RAYO VERDE , 2021, 236 p. NON FICTION, Social Sciences and Politics, Spanish An atlas of the impacts and migrations resulting from the ecological crisis.An appeal on the urgency of changing global policies. The issue of climate refugees is one that demands to be explored in greater depth. Climate change or global change will irreversibly transform the planet, and the most severely affected areas will witness massive human...

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Building the World

Building the World

Enrique Gracián Original Title Construir el mundo Foreign Rights sold China and Russia Territory of representationFrench languageAgent for all other language : Oh!Books agencia literaria More about the rights available for this book sophiesavary@1jardin2livres.com

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You’re Going To Say I’m Crazy

You’re Going To Say I’m Crazy

Ara direu que estic boig Andreu MARTIN ALREVÉS editorial,  2021, 236 p. FICTION, Black Novel, Catalan, Spanish Author supported by the Ramón Llull Institute, translation grants “Now I fall asleep, now I wake up, now I fall asleep”. This is the life of Francesc Ascás, an extravagant young man who hears voices and says strange things, who draws comics and is hooked on the predictions of a television magician, and all of this...

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Saphari

Saphari

Miguel Angel MARTÍN REINO DE CORDELIA, 2020, 160 p. Black and white, Graphic Novel, 17×22, spanish Preface by Rubén Lardín Twelve years after Playlove, Miguel Ángel Martín returns to comics with a new graphic novel, a very particular and sophisticated history of gastronomy. As soon as he got out of prison, Sandoval accepted a temporary job as a security guard in a semi-abandoned industrial estate. That’s how he met Belasco,...

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Playlove. Where Streets Have No Name

Playlove. Where Streets Have No Name

Miguel Angel MARTÍN REY LEAR, 2008, 232 p. Black and white, Graphic Novel, spanish Preface by Hernán Migoya (comic book author) Martín in Playlove puts his finger on the wound that hurts: couple relationships. His gaze is acidic and humorous as always. The worst day of Ari’s life was about to turn into the best day of her life. Abandoned by her fiancé and kicked out of her job, she meets Dani, the ideal man. But as Hernán Migoya...

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The BLOOD TRILOGY, Mud Blood, Untouchable Blood, Blood in the Grass

The BLOOD TRILOGY, Mud Blood, Untouchable Blood, Blood in the Grass

Maribel MEDINA   MAEVA 2014, 2015, 2019 MUD BLOOD (Sangre de barro) AN INTERPOL AGENT AND A FORENSIC PATHOLOGIST WILL DISCOVER THAT MUD SPLASHES EVERYTHING IN ELITE SPORT. When forensic doctor Laura Terraux receives the fifth corpse of a young athlete from the Les Diablerets high-performance centre at the Pathology Institute in Chablais, Switzerland, she begins to suspect that something sinister is behind this succession of deaths. Janik...

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TRILOGY The Prodigy, The Wit, The Talent

TRILOGY The Prodigy, The Wit, The Talent

Gerard GUIX   ESTRELLA POLAR 2011, 2011, 2012 Book eligible for TRANSLATION GRANTS from the RAMÓN LLULL INSTITUTE in Barcelona. THE PRODIGY His name is Axel because their parents liked Guns’n’Roses and this was the name of the leader. His name is Axel, but he could have called Odin, the guy from Sweden he has never seen but that each year sends him a birthday gift. Odin is a mysterious and improbable character, and...

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Geopolitics of Borders. Cutting out the Earth, Imposing a Vision of the World

Geopolitics of Borders. Cutting out the Earth, Imposing a Vision of the World

Anne-Laure Amilhat-Szary LE CAVALIER BLEU,  2020, 216 p. NON-FICTION, french A brilliant, original and committed essay on a major geopolitical issue, borders. Paradoxical geographical objects, borders have criss-crossed the world since modern times and form the basis of international relations, presupposing on the one hand the equality of law between the territories they delimit and on the other hand an exclusive distribution of...

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Lady Tyger

Lady Tyger

Silvia CRUZ Original Title Lady Tyger English sample available Territory of representationFrench language More about the rights available for this book sophiesavary@1jardin2livres.com

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The Analyst. An accidental spy in the Assange and Snowden cases

The Analyst. An accidental spy in the Assange and Snowden cases

Héctor JUANATEY Original Title El analista. Un espía occidental en el caso Assange y Snowden English Sample https://www.dropbox.com/s/qb1b2v8a60huh3g/The%20Analys%20ENG%20Sample%20Chapter%201.pdf?dl=0 Territory of representationFrench language More about the rights available for this book sophiesavary@1jardin2livres.com

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The Happiest Place in the World

The Happiest Place in the World

David JIMENEZ Original Title El lugar más feliz del mundo English Sample https://www.dropbox.com/s/t4uctb3o4o3ox6h/TheHappiestPlaceOnEarth%20ENG%20SAMPLE.pdf?dl=0 Territory of representationFrench language More about the rights available for this book sophiesavary@1jardin2livres.com

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Children Of The Monsoon

Children Of The Monsoon

David JIMENEZ Original Title Los hijos del Monzón Rights soldUSA (Autumn Hill Books) http://www.autumnhillbooks.org/children-of-the-monsoon.htmlAlemania (Campus Verlag); Italia (Marco Tropea); Taiwán (Ecus) English Sample https://medium.com/@DavidJimenezTW/the-invincible-child-boxer-for-a-living-a50d1334dee Territory of representationFrench language More about the rights available for this book...

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Factbook. The Book of Facts

Factbook. The Book of Facts

Diego SÁNCHEZ AGUILAR CANDAYA, 2019, 352 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish A vibrant dystopia full of ethical dilemmas that invites the reader to rethink his most intimate convictions. Factbook is a lucid analysis, neither complacent nor nostalgic, of the last thirty years of Spanish society and of the generation who lived the 15M as a turning point that seemed to open a door to something that was not well known what it was. In a country living in...

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Wild Bolaño

Wild Bolaño

Gustavo FAVERÓN PATRIAU, co-authored with Edmundo PAZ SOLDAN CANDAYA, 2008 504 p. LITERARY Essay, spanish Roberto Bolaño (1953-2003) has gone, in just a few years, from being a marginal poet to occupying a central space in the imagination of the last generations of readers, who perceive in him a new way of conceiving the world of letters as a passionate adventure and of assuming the task of the writer with the rebelliousness of a perpetual...

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Echo

Echo

Carlos FRONTERA CANDAYA, 2020, 144 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish What makes a man fall apart when, apparently, nothing has happened? Two years after the break-up with La Rubia and in full post-operative convalescence, the protagonist of this novel suffers an unexpected crisis that cannot be explained, a collapse that buries him in the rubble of disaffection and in the devastating memory of childhood: a persistent echo that, mute to his ears,...

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The Machine of The Future

The Machine of The Future

Juan TREJO TUSQUETS, 2014, 449 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish “Perhaps it is the flow of the narrative, and not the meaning of the story, that shows us that we are alive.” A prodigious story about a secret project: the machine that anticipates the future. Túsquets Price 2014 When his mother dies, Óscar travels to Berlin to take charge of her belongings. He hasn’t had word from her in years because, in fact, she was living with...

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The Other Part of The World

The Other Part of The World

Juan TREJO TUSQUETS, 2017, 256 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish A love story in the 21st century, cold, sweet, unforgettable. A novel about the loss and recovery of oneself, an unforgettable tale about love in the 21st century. The narrator of this novel, a character suspiciously similar to the author, needs to dive, as if it were a patient archaeologist, in the most significant facts of his past, after a critical and decisive episode that will...

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The End of the Cold War

The End of the Cold War

Juan TREJO BELACQVA, 2008, 299 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish “[…] this narrative goes far beyond the political statement and the redistribution of the cards of power: in reality, it turns them around and asks us to judge what is really going on in everyone’s head. “Albert Bensoussan, En attendant Nadeau (french) The End of the Cold War unfolds the parallel stories of three characters, Dona (flight attendant), Tomás (young...

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The Last Time it was Yesterday

The Last Time it was Yesterday

Agustín MÁRQUEZ DÍAZ CANDAYA 2019, 160 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish Chambéry’s first novel festival award (category spanish literature) France The life of a lost slum, narrated with humour, tenderness and fierce criticism. The run over of Chico B, an event all too common in the hostile environment where the novel takes place, is the trigger for a change in the two protagonists of this story: the narrator and the neighbourhood. This painful...

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Living Below

Living Below

Gustavo FAVERÓN PATRIAU CANDAYA 2019, 672 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish Short list of The Vargas Llosa Awards A key novel in 21st century Latin American literature Living Downstairs is an adventure book, a horror story, a police mystery, a story made up of a thousand stories and a chronicle of journeys through the territories of insanity and terror. It is also a quixotic humorous novel, populated by crazed artists, erudite spies, ghost poets and...

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Sanguínea

Sanguínea

Gabriela PONCE CANDAYA, 2020, 160 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish “A novel of resistance. From body and against the body. One novel that screams…” In an environment of wild nature and wild relations, the protagonist of Sanguínea enters and leaves caves and bodies, ghostly inhabited or uninhabited spaces, links crossed by loss, denial of the future and despair. Sanguínea is the record of her flow of consciousness and of an...

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Nefando

Nefando

Mónica OJEDA CANDAYA, 2018, 208 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish Was Nefando a horror game for freaks, an immoral staging or a poetic exercise? Nefando, Journey to the Insides of a Room, was a little-known online video game that was soon removed from the net because of its controversial sensitive content. Players’ experiences are now the center of gamer debates in the deepest forums of the deep web, but their users don’t seem to...

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Siberia, One Year Later

Siberia, One Year Later

Daniela ALCÍVAR BELLOLIO CANDAYA,  2019, 160p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish The devastating experience of surviving a child. First novel. Siberia is the writing of a duel that is lived in the body, in the mind and in the language. It is the mourning of a mother who loses her child and leaves the city that has been her home for fifteen years, but it is also the search for the word that expresses, at the same time, the pain of absence and the...

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The Sound Wall

The Sound Wall

Juan TREJO TUSQUETS, 2019, 320 p. LITERARY FICTION, spanish A writer recounts his personal biography and confronts his own work and also that of his favorite authors when life poses the most difficult challenge. The narrator of this novel, a character suspiciously similar to the author, needs to dive, as if it were a patient archaeologist, in the most significant facts of his past, after a critical and decisive episode that will mark him...

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