(El beso del canguro)
Commercial Fiction / Women's Fiction
Eugenia Rico captivates readers again, with this new novel that masterfully updates and revitalizes the picaresque genre. Roguish Lázaro is a sexual slave, waiter and drug dealer. He travels through Spain after Franco’s death, with a real hunger, amid promiscuity and tenderness, amid hashish, construction, whores, gangsters and corrupt politicians, fighting to keep himself from becoming abusive like his father and trying to free himself from the curse that plagues him. Fun and philosophical, crude and sensual but filled with poetry, you’ll enjoy getting swept up in this homage to Lazarillo de Tormes that is also a tribute to Literature, with a capital L.