Wonderful World is the story of a son trying to make his father proud - by becoming an international criminal.
Barcelona: The Gothic Quarter. Fallen on his house's patio, Lucas Giraut maintains a conversation with his friend, Valentina Parini, an eccentric and compulsive reader of Stephen King novels. Fanny Giraut, Lucas's mother, a well-known dealer in antiques, maintains a distant relationship with her son. Lorenzo Giraut, patriarch of the family and founder of the his own large company, dies under mysterious circumstances. All of these characters and their various storylines are brought together masterfully in Javier Calvo's innovative novel, along with a hearty injection of scandalous behavior and dangerous crimes. Full of unforgettable characters and scenarios in which reality and fantasy entwine, WONDERFUL WORLD marks the English-language debut of one of the world's most exciting and talented young writers.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 04 / 2010
- 140 x 190mm