By Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey
"Don't take your eyes of this author ... [After the Winter is] a booklet that creates a traumatic and terrifying impression at the reader, the same as a stroll on a wet day in a graveyard" --Carlos Zanón, El País
No usual love tale, After the Winter is as subtly unusual and relocating as something Nettel has written.
A shy younger Mexican girl strikes to Paris to review literature. Cecilia has few neighbors, and a morbid fascination with looking at the funerals happening within the cemetery outdoor her residence. She moves up an in depth platonic dating together with her neighbor, a sickly younger guy who stocks her curiosity in loss of life. After coming to completely depend upon him for corporation and regimen, Cecilia is devastated through his choice to visit Sicily for his future health, and is left by myself in an unfriendly urban once again. Claudio, in the meantime, lives in manhattan with the submissive, quiet, very filthy rich Ruth. She makes few calls for of him, whereas acquiescing to all his wishes and indulging his obsessive, misogynistic nature. He meets Cecilia by accident whereas traveling a pal in Paris and those very assorted lives collide with transformative results.
In her novels and tales, Guadalupe Nettel tested herself an astute observer of human nature--our eccentricities, phobias, neuroses, and deviances. Now, in her new novel, After the iciness, she turns a wise eye to human relationships and examines the opportunity of love among improper and individuals.
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After the Winter: A Novel by Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey