In the tumultuous Barcelona of the twenties, the young David Martin coves a dream: to become a writer. And when he manages to publish a story, success comes. But from that moment the lives of him will begin for the first time to put the questions to whom he has no immediate answer, exposing him as never before then to unpredictable azzardi and overwhelming passions, external crimes and absolute feelings, along the streets of an unknown Barcelona it's disturbing. When David will finally decide to accept the offer, make him from a mysterious publisher, to write a work so much immense as revolutionary, will not realize that, to the fulfillment of such a company, to wait there will only be honor and glory. ..
With a sparkling style and great narrative wisdom, the author of "The shadow of the wind" returns to guide us among the mysteries of the cemetery of the forgotten books, giving us a story in which the inexhausted passion for books, the power of love And the strength of friendship is still intertwined in an irresistible combination.