Mrs. March, by Cristina Feito

Novel Mrs. March

When a new author like Cristina Feito is compared to Patricia Highsmith, responsibility hangs like a sword of Damocles waiting for the general criticism of the readers to end up sentencing the matter. Ratifying the correct comparison, as the idea is pointing out as this work spreads, supposes …

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Nostalgia for the Amphibian Woman, by Cristina Sánchez Andrare

As Sabina would say, "there is no nostalgia worse than longing for what never, ever happened." Under the curtain of reality, legends make up that kind of nostalgic epic that magnifies the facts or makes them rarer. At the end is the compendium on both sides of the facts. Christina's literature...

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We start at the end, by Chris Whitaker

Sometimes the black genre takes on a meaning that borders on the existential. Cases like that of Víctor del Arbol, capable of the most abysmal depth from the introspection of his characters. Something similar happens with this author, a Chris Whitacker who arrives with another point of undoubted connection with…

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Mr. Wilder and I by Jonathan Coe

Looking for a story that addresses this universe that is unfolding in nascent human relationships, Jonathan Coe deals for his part in the exquisiteness of the most introspective details. That yes, Coe cannot abandon that detailed preciousness that contextualizes with the most complete descriptions. From …

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Bewilderment, by Richard Powers

The world is out of tune and hence the confusion (sorry for the joke). Dystopia is approaching because utopia was always too far away for a civilization like ours that increases exponentially in number as common identity decreases. Individualism is innate to being. ...

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The castle of Barbazul, by Javier Cercas

The most unexpected hero of a detective genre who looks in the mirror of Vázquez Montalbán. Because Melchor Marín is a reincarnation, with its due space-time-plot variations, of that Pepe Carvalho who led us through gloomy offices or among the darkest nights in Barcelona. Javier Cercas extends ...

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Passionate Dictionary of the Black Novel, by Pierre Lemaitre

The noir genre is today one of the strongest bastions of modern literature. Criminal or underworld stories, approaches to dark offices that govern the famous sewers, policemen or investigators who leave their skin to solve the most disturbing cases. And Pierre Lemaitre is one of those ...

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