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"A magnificent novel, a profound and inspiring text that resolves itself with the apparent simplicity that only comes with technical mastery."—Pablo Martínez Zarracina,El Correo Español
"A beautiful novel that takes us into the world of conflicting points of view, of ethics and aesthetics, of moral turpitude in politics . . . the unmistakable and diaphanous echo of a great story that makes no concession to the gallery."—Á. M. Salazar,Deia
"One of those books that stays in your memory for a long time after reading."—Ramón Jiménez,La Opinión de Murcia
When Felipe Díaz Carrión loses his job he eventually emigrates with his family to the Spanish Basque country in search of a new opportunity. Regarded as foreigners in a region affected by political violence and separatism, he suffers his son and his wife's detachment and rejection in their struggle for integration. A masterfully written, profound, inspiring fable on values and identity.
J.Á. González Sainz is a Spanish fiction writer and translator and co-founder of the Centro Internacional Antonio Machado, a Spanish language learning center for foreign students based in Soria, his hometown in Spain. He won the Premio de las Letras de Castilla y León in 2006, a prestigious Spanish literary fiction award.
Harold Augenbraum is an American writer, editor, and translator living in New York. He is currently executive director of the National Book Foundation, and former vice chair of the New York Council for the Humanities.
Cecilia Ross is an American translator and editor who lives in Riga.