Spanish Language Contemporary Fiction
By Night in Chile
By Night in Chile
Paperback      ISBN: 0811215474
In a deathbed confession, Father Urrutia, a Jesual priest and conservative literary critic, shares his memories of his work with agents of Opus Dei and his secret job of instructing Pinochet about Marxism to the Chilean junta generals can understand their enemy. Original.
The Angel's Game
The Angel's Game
Paperback      ISBN: 0767931114
Offered a career-making writing deal from an enigmatic publisher in turbulent 1960s Barcelona, David Martin wonders about his capacity for writing a book for which the publisher claims others will live and die, an assignment throughout which David struggles with a forbidden love. Reprint. A best-selling novel.
La sombra del viento / The Shadow of the Wind
La sombra del viento / The Shadow of the Wind
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0307472590
The international bestseller with over 10 million copies sold—the first installment in the Cemetery of Forgotten Books series. On the dawn of a summer day in 1945, a young boy is taken by his father to a mysterious place hidden in the heart of the old city: the Cemetery of Forgotten Books. Here, Daniel Sempere will find a haunting book and with it a passion that will change the course of his life. Set in Barcelona in the first half of the twentieth century, La Sombra del Vientois a literary mystery and a tale of doomed love in a world of intrigues and secrets hidden in the dark soul of the city.
Los complicados amores de las hermanas Valverde
Los complicados amores de las hermanas Valverde
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0718092295
Tres historias divertidas y complicadas que transcurren en Venezuela durante el año 2012. Esta es la primera novela que revela lo que ocurre dentro de los calabozos del SEBIN (cárcel venezolana de presos políticos). El lector se entretendrá con las historias de las hermanas al mismo tiempo que descubre la verdad de lo que es ser prisionero político. Julia, la mayor de las hermanas Valverde, es una joven de veintidos años, recta, prudente y religiosa.En una fiesta a la que no quiere asistir, conoce a Octavio, un muchacho simpático cuya compañía disfruta. Las dudas de Julia comienzan cuando Octavio le revela que es ateo, pues enamorarse de alguien ateo nunca había sido una posibilidad para ella. La segunda hermana, Cristina, de veinte años, visita una cárcel de presos políticos para un proyecto universitario. En la cárcel, Cristina conoce a Salvador. Ambos son personas de personalidades muy fuertes que se enamoran contra todo pronóstico y con el obstáculo de que Salvador está preso y sin esperanzas de salir en libertad. La tercera de las hermanas, Luna, una joven radiante de diecisiete años con un gran corazón, necesita un tutor de matemática. Su madre contrata a Bóreas, el vecino, a quien Luna jamás se había molestado en considerar como su tutor. Lo que comienza como unas aburridas clases de matemática evoluciona en una historia que es tan romántica como inesperada para ambos.
The Shadow of the Wind
The Shadow of the Wind
Paperback      ISBN: 0143034901
A boy named Daniel selects a novel from a library of rare books, enjoying it so much that he searches for the rest of the author's works, only to discover that someone is destroying every book the author has ever written. Reprint.
El amor en los tiempos del colera / Love in the Time of Cholera
El amor en los tiempos del colera / Love in the Time of Cholera
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0307387267
The story of a fantastic wedding, the return of the bride to her parents in disgrace, her brothers' resolve to seek revenge on her corruptor, and the townspeoples' refusal to depart from routine.
Berta Isla
Berta Isla
Hardcover      ISBN: 0525521364
A woman unknowingly navigates a growing estrangement with her Oxford-educated fianc whose secret encounter with a British-intelligence-services agent has derailed the life they planned together. By the author of The Infatuations.
Nocturno de Chile/ By Night in Chile
Nocturno de Chile/ By Night in Chile
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0307476138
Father Sebastiâan Urrutia Lacroix, suffering from a fever and fearing that he is dying, recalls the most important events in his life, from Paris in 1943 to Chile under General Pinochet.
2666
2666
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0307475956
An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage student interact in an urban community on the U.S.-Mexico border where hundreds of young factory workers have disappeared.
In the Time of the Butterflies
In the Time of the Butterflies
Paperback      ISBN: 0452274427
A fictional account of the young lives of Mirabal sisters Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, otherwise known in the Dominican Republic as Las Mariposas, describes their suffering and martyrdom in the last days of the Trujillo dictatorship. Reprint. Tour. PW.