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Book Information: In Her Absence

In Her Absence (2001) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

During working hours, Mario is a dutiful bureaucrat, scrupulously earning his paycheck as an employee of the provincial Spanish town where he lives. But when he walks through the door of his apartment, he is transformed into the impassioned lover of Blanca, the beautiful, inscrutable wife he saved from the brink of personal crisis. For the love of Blanca, Mario eats sushi and carpaccio, nods in feigned understanding at experimental films, sits patiently through long conversations with her avant-garde friends, and conceals his disgust at shocking art exhibits.

Then, little by little, a strange and ominous threat begins to weigh on the marriage.

How can love survive its own disappearance?

Original title: En ausencia de Blanca
Original languages: Spanish

Quotes:

Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That Bind
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: In Her Absence

In Her Absence (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Esther Allen
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Manifested in:

In Her Absence (July 17, 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Other Press
ISBN: 9781590512531
Dimensions: 5.3 x 6.5 x 0.7 in
Pages: 126

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