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American and British readers, especially those in New York and London, will immediately relate to these slices of tragedy and triumph, beautifully written with just enough detail to be deeply affecting. To consult titles available in other markets please click on the above links.

El vigilante del fiordo

When he attempts to make out with the underage daughter of a Swedish couple whose campsite is next to theirs, he loses a few teeth along with respect of his son.

A taxi driver is charged with getting a wounded man, who is bleeding profusely over the back seat of his car, to the hospital in time to save his life.

A father takes his little boy to the station to try to explain what happened on the day of the bombing. There, he lives in a shack where he writes long letters to his mother, begging her forgiveness and promising to avenge her death by capturing the terrorists before their next attack is successful.

He lives with his mother and dutifully vacations with his father every summer, though he finds these trips together painfully awkward.

A survivor, whose life was saved by an immigrant worker who put a tourniquet on his leg and stayed with him till help arrived, is obsessed with finding the stranger who saved fiodo. In his exchanges with the nurse who comes to give him his daily tranquilizing injections it becomes clear that Abelardo believes that he spends the winters in Norway, where he is a watchman charged with protecting the fjords from terrorist attacks.


His father, a womanizing journalist, tries desperately to bond with his son, who finds his father so tiresome that he is literally too tired to speak with him after spending day after day together. They go on a camping trip to Portugal, but the father cannot stop womanizing.

This collection of eight stories explores anxiety in many different shapes and forms. El vigilante del fiordo. He is a talented storyteller who fiord mastered the form; several of these stories might have appeared in the New Yorker magazine in terms of both quality and content. An accomplished writer now in his fifties, his work deserves a broader audience.

Samantha Schnee This collection of eight stories explores anxiety in many different shapes and forms.

The marriage of a couple who has lost their son begins to disintegrate. Vugilante young man who lives in an apartment overlooking the station can view the destruction from his shattered bedroom window, but he is too frightened to go down and help the survivors. A wounded man lying on the tracks tries to help a fellow passenger who is moaning for help but he has no sensation from the waist down; he can only hold her hand as her life ebbs away.

A family goes to fiirdo hospital to identify the body of their eldest son. New Spanish Books UK. Home Sitemap Links Legal notice Private policy.


His date, however, has agreed to meet him only because she recognizes him from her youth; she has supplied a false name and it is not until their second date that she reveals to him her true identity, masked as it is by the passage of time. The online guide of titles from Spanish publishers and literary agents with rights for translation in the UK. The Guardian of the Fiord.

El vigilante del fiordo / Fernando Aramburu

A sense of foreboding dominates the other stories as well: The deo provides a little relief from the sense of foreboding that dominates the collection. He cannot forgive himself for his unwitting role in her death, and he has been committed to an insane asylum, where he has bitten the attending doctor and been tied down to the bed. Contact us About us. She shows him a photo of a woman his age and, after much cajoling, finally convinces him to go, but he is determined to be frank with the old lady: A young woman and man who are riding in the carriage with the bomber realize he has left his backpack behind on the train and agree to give it to the conductor when he passes to collect tickets.