Editorial: Ediciones B
Literary Category: contemporary fiction
«He left us the day you were born»is the only answer Merche ever got from her mother every time she asked for her father’s whereabouts. However, one day a phone call changes everything: after forty years of silence, he wants to meet her...Despite the fact that the reunion lasts only a few moments in which her father, old and sick, can barely speak, she learns about the existence of some letters that hold the secrets of her past. To recover them, Merche will travel the paths her father once traveled as a war correspondent. In his words she will discover the dark history of his maternal family and realize that only by facing the past can we discover who we really are. In the manner of a gift, a friend decides to write the moving story that has changed his life, so as to never forget it. These captivating pages are also a gift for the reader, who will see reflected in them a universal truth: discovering the secrets of the past sets us free forever.