The Infatuations

The Infatuations

Book - 2013
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Breakfasting daily at a Madrid cafe where she observes fellow patrons, María Dolz offers condolences to a widow whose husband has been shockingly murdered, an act that leads to a new relationship and disturbing insights into the crime.
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2013
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780307960726
0307960722
Branch Call Number: FICTION MAR
Characteristics: 337 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Costa, Margaret Jull - Translator
Alternative Title: Enamoramientos English

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athompson10 Jul 13, 2016

Rambling writing. Interesting premise but a slog to get through.

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vv9
Jul 04, 2015

It takes some reading to decide what this book is about. The narrator is a woman who observes a couple every morning at coffee. When they fail to appear, she learns that the male has been brutally stabbed by a homeless man. The narrator speculates on life, death, and legacy as she finds herself drawn in to the murdered man's circle of acquaintances.
Marias is a thinker/philosopher and writes beautifully.

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LaurenNagel
Feb 24, 2015

ACF Bookclub--Feb

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