In Lima in the summer of 1950, Ricardo "Slim" Somocurcio has fallen in love with the ravishing 14-year-old Lily, a girl claiming to be from a wealthy Chilean family. When her jealous peer reveal that she is, in fact, a poor ghetto urchin, she runs away. Over the years Ricardo tracks her across the world. Everywhere he finds her she has assumed a new identity, and steals his heart all over again. Filled with vibrant detail and ****** tension, the novel creates a wonderfully ****** and mysterious atmosphere.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Conflicts + Dualities, Literary, Love + Relationships + Sex