This psychological thriller, set in San Sebastián, is based on the author’s own experience. A few years back, a woman called her, asking for help. When the woman arrived, she was covered in bruises because her husband had beat her. He had threatened to kill her and she was terrified.
The novel tells this real-life tale of a love story that slowly becomes a living nightmare. The protagonists’ lives are full of deceit, revenge and cruelty until the moment when many of the characters in the novel begin to overcome their loneliness.
42nd Irun Hiria Prize (2017): Acceptance speech