Aland La Blanca

María Laura Espido Freire (her pen name is just her surnames Espido Freire) is a writer born in Bilbao, Spain on July 16, 1974.Espido Freire dedicated her early years to the study and performance of classical music. She received a degree in English philology from the University of Deusto, where she also studied for a master's degree in editing.She made her literary debut with the novel...

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Para Vos nací

Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada ha cumplido sus primeros quinientos años de vida, y su figura y sus palabras llegan a nosotros tan intensos y refrescantes como lo fueron en su época: puede que incluso más, a través de una voz muy especial,la de Espido Freire, quien a modo de diario comparte lo que podría ser un mes con Teresa de Jesús.Un mes que le ofrece al lector el resultado de haber pasado, a su vezla autora,varios...

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Nos espera la noche

We travel to a remote past, or perhaps to a distant future; to a country betrayed by love and ambition, Gyomaendrod. In Gyomaendrod; where feelings win over logic, five families fight above any cause for power and alliances with the most coveted women. We will feel Sybil's tenderness, Thonolan's strength and Lautaro's trembling youth. Nos espera la noche is an intimate and epic novel, full of adventure and passion, in a distant, beautiful and...

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Soria Moria

Isabella de Betancourt y Dolores Hamilton son dos adolescentes pertenecientes a la alta burguesía británica instalada en Tenerife a finales del siglo xix. Su vida ha transcurrido apacible y regalada, con el único objeto de casarse y perpetuar con su matrimonio el juego de alianzas e intereses que han diseñado para ellas sus mayores. La llegada a la isla de Scott y Thomas, dos muchachos de su edad, cambiará sus vidas y...

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Pesche gelate

Elsa, giovane pittrice dalla vita ordinaria e tranquilla, viene minacciata di morte ed è costretta a rifugiarsi in un'altra città, ospite a casa del nonno. Questo esilio forzato diventa per lei l'occasione per scoprire segreti a lungo celati. I menù di passati banchetti di nozze, le ricette che la nonna sperimentava nella pasticceria di famiglia svelano le tracce di un passato che nessuno ha mai voluto raccontare. I rapporti di...

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Cartas de amor y desamor

In a collection of six letters, Freire, author of the Premio Planeta winner Melocotones helados (Planeta, 1999), recounts the story of love gone wrong in disparate ways. The first two letters recall happier times and reflect on relationships that have stagnated in boredom, complaints, and reproaches while ignoring tender details and losing spontaneity. In the third letter, the writer reluctantly struggles to forgive. The embittered author of...

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