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 influence at the reader, kind of like 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 whatever Nettel has written.
A shy younger Mexican lady strikes to Paris to review literature. Cecilia has few acquaintances, and a morbid fascination with observing the funerals occurring within the cemetery outdoor her condo. She moves up a detailed platonic courting along with her neighbor, a sickly younger guy who stocks her curiosity in loss of life. After coming to thoroughly rely on him for corporation and regimen, Cecilia is devastated via his selection to visit Sicily for his health and wellbeing, and is left on my own in an unfriendly urban once again. Claudio, in the meantime, lives in long island with the submissive, quiet, very prosperous Ruth. She makes few calls for of him, whereas acquiescing to all his wishes and indulging his obsessive, misogynistic nature. He meets Cecilia unintentionally whereas vacationing a chum in Paris and those very assorted lives collide with transformative outcomes.
In her novels and tales, Guadalupe Nettel verified herself an astute observer of human nature--our eccentricities, phobias, neuroses, and deviances. Now, in her new novel, After the iciness, she turns a intelligent eye to human relationships and examines the opportunity of love among wrong and afflicted individuals.
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After the Winter: A Novel by Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey