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Publication Date: Aug 30, 2016

176 pp

Paperback

List Price US: $15.95

ISBN: 978-1-59051-784-0

Trim Size: 5.50 x 8.30 x 0.60 in.

Ebook

List Price US: $11.99

ISBN: 978-1-59051-785-7

Blitz

A Novel

by David Trueba Translated by John Cullen

From the author of Learning to Lose, David Trueba’s new novel about a young Spanish architect’s affair with an older German woman.

Blitz is a romantic tragicomedy that recounts the exploits of Beto, a young architect who heads to Munich with his girlfriend to take part in a landscape-planning competition. In an instant, a text message Beto wasn’t meant to receive shatters him, leaving him bewildered and heading nowhere. But unintentionally he falls into the arms of Helga, an older woman, in a cross-generational encounter that is the heart of the tale.
With sensitivity and biting wit, Trueba crafts a story of errant souls and lost loves, humorously critiquing male narcissism, all the while showing us that in this modern age it is more important than ever to appreciate every moment and embrace intimacy when luck allows it, no matter from where.


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