With an Introduction by
Margaret Sayers Peden
'An existentialist classic . . . Retains a chilling, memorable power'
The New York Times Book Review
Infamous for the murder of Maria Iribarne, the artist Juan Pablo Castel is now writing a detailed account of his relationship with the victim from his prison cell: obsessed from the first moment he saw her examining one of his paintings, Castel had become fixated on her over the next months and fantasized over how they might meet again. When he happened upon her one day, a relationship was formed which swiftly convinced him of their mutual love. But Castel's growing paranoia would lead him to destroy the one thing he truly cared about . . .
'Sabato captures the intensity of passions run into uncharted passages where love promises not tranquillity, but danger' Los Angeles Times