After the Winter: A Novel by Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey

By Guadalupe Nettel,Rosalind Harvey

A fascinating new novel from one of many younger and crucial voices of latest Latin American literature.

"Don't take your eyes of this author ... [After the Winter is] a booklet that creates a nerve-racking and terrifying impression at the reader, just 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 check literature. Cecilia has few acquaintances, and a morbid fascination with observing the funerals occurring within the cemetery open air her condominium. She moves up a detailed platonic dating along with her neighbor, a sickly younger guy who stocks her curiosity in demise. After coming to thoroughly rely on him for corporation and regimen, Cecilia is devastated via his determination 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 prosperous Ruth. She makes few calls for of him, whereas acquiescing to all his wishes and indulging his obsessive, misogynistic nature. He meets Cecilia accidentally whereas traveling a pal in Paris and those very various lives collide with transformative results.
     In her novels and tales, Guadalupe Nettel validated herself an astute observer of human nature--our eccentricities, phobias, neuroses, and deviances. Now, in her new novel, After the wintry weather, she turns a clever eye to human relationships and examines the potential of love among fallacious and individuals.

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