After the Winter (MacLehose Press Editions Book 10) by Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey

By Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey

A shy younger Mexican lady strikes to Paris to review literature. Cecilia has few neighbors, and a morbid fascination with staring at the funerals happening within the cemetery outdoors her condominium. She unexpectedly moves up a detailed platonic dating along with her neighbour, a sickly younger guy who stocks her curiosity in dying and believes we will speak with the lifeless. After coming to thoroughly rely on him for corporation and regimen, Cecilia is left devastated through his determination to visit Sicily for his future health, and is left by myself in an unfriendly urban as soon as more.

Claudio, in the meantime, lives in manhattan with the submissive, quiet, yet very prosperous Ruth. She makes few calls for of him, while acquiescing to all his wishes and indulging his obsessive, misogynistic nature. He meets Cecilia by accident when traveling a chum in Paris and those very diverse tales collide with transformative consequences.

Translated from the Spanish by way of Rosalind Harvey

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