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The Resource The infatuations, by Javier Marias ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa

The infatuations, by Javier Marias ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa

Label
The infatuations
Title
The infatuations
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by Javier Marias ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Every day, Maria Dolz stops for breakfast at the same cafe. And every day she enjoys watching a handsome couple who follow the same routine. Then one day they aren't there, and she feels obscurely bereft. It is only later, when she comes across a newspaper photograph of the man, lying stabbed in the street, that she discovers who the couple are
Member of
Summary
At the Madrid cafe where she stops for breakfast each day before work, Maria Dolz finds herself drawn to a couple who is also there every morning. Though she can hardly explain it, observing what she imagines to be their "unblemished" life lifts her out of the doldrums of her own existence. But what begins as mere observation turns into an increasingly complicated entanglement when the man is fatally stabbed in the street
Storyline
Tone
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New York Times Notable Book, 2013
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10191035
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
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Marias, Javier
Dewey number
863.7
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
novels
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Costa, Margaret Jull
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True
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  • Murder
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Infatuation
Target audience
adult
Label
The infatuations, by Javier Marias ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000050642170
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
345 p.
Isbn
9780241145371
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The infatuations, by Javier Marias ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Publication
Control code
000050642170
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
345 p.
Isbn
9780241145371
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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