By Teresa Solana
Marina Dolç, media determine and author of bestsellers, is murdered in on the Ritz in Barcelona at the evening she wins a big literary prize. The killer has battered her to loss of life with the trophy she has simply received. The detective twins Borja and Eduard are plunged into the murky waters of the bookish Barcelona scene and wish all their wit and talents of improvisation to resolve this example of truncated literary lives.
As in A now not So excellent Crime, Teresa Solana combines humor and roman noir in a serious portrait of up to date society, for that reason with writers because the protagonists. The homicide path ends up in the main not likely areas in hilarious scenes beneficial of Tom Sharpe, even if within the sausage-making city of Vic, the packed cells of the infamous Modelo felony, or a literary occasion the place visitors get excessive on loaded canapés.
Teresa Solana lives in Barcelona. Born in 1962, she studied philosophy and labored as a literary translator and essayist. She has written a number of novels saved quietly in her drawer. A no longer So ideal Crime, her first released identify, gained the 2007 Brigada 21 Prize for the easiest Catalan secret novel.
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