Author(s): David Trueba
WINNER OF AN ENGLISH PEN AWARD
Dani Mosca is 40 and his father has just died.
Fulfilling his father's last wishes, Dani embarks on a road trip back to his childhood village, a three-hour hearse journey from Madrid. Leaving behind the busy streets of the city for the deserted, archaic heart of Spain, Dani revisits the key junctions of his life: his conflicted relationship with a pragmatic and authoritarian father; the mystery of his birth; his school years in the repressed atmosphere of Catholic Spain; the origin of his band and its early successes; the emptiness left by a tragically lost friendship; his great loves.
Laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving and featuring an unforgettable cast of characters - from Ecuadorian drivers to Spanish Bowie lookalikes - Rolling Fields is a novel full of the grace and messiness of life: brave, exciting and completely irresistible.
Translated from Spanish by Rahul Bery
- : 9781474617277
- : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
- : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
- : 0.3
- : June 2020
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- : books
- : 368
- : Paperback
- : David Trueba