A Heart So White by Javier Marías

The novel delves into the complexities of relationships, secrets, and communication as the protagonist, a translator and interpreter, grapples with the mysterious suicide of his father's first wife and the pervasive silence surrounding it. Through his own marriage and his observations of others', he contemplates the unsaid and the power of words, both spoken and unspoken. The narrative weaves through time and memory, exploring the impact of the past on the present and the intricate ways in which people understand and misunderstand each other.

The 1471st greatest book of all time


Published
1992
Nationality
Spanish
Type
Fiction
Pages
280-320
Words
95,500
Original Language
Spanish

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