The cockroach sputum does not reach the seventh basement of the pedestal from which my statue rises

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The cockroach sputum does not reach the seventh basement of the pedestal from which my statue rises

Andreu MARTIN

BROMERA, 2014, 336 p. BLACK NOVEL, catalan
CIENTO CUARENTA EDITORIAL, 2014, 384 p., spanish

Author supported by the Ramón Llull Institute, translation grants

The murder of two partners in a financial consulting firm triggers a major police operation involving Germán Rojo, a powerful man who believes he is untouchable and far above the other mortals, those annoying cockroaches he can crush whenever he wants. However, it has a weakness. Melba, a young woman, who will show her how cockroaches struggle to death to survive, and can take revenge. Corruption, scandals, money laundering, espionage, violence, sex… are the ingredients of this noir novel in which Andreu Martín paints a particularly critical portrait of the times we live in, as Andrea Camilleri in Italy and Petros Markaris in Greece doe

Original Title
Les escopinades dels escarabats no arriben al seté soterrani del pedestal on s’aixeca la meva estàtua

Territory of representation
World Wide

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