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Raúl Tola
Yellow Flowers

(Flores amarillas (Mapa de las lenguas))

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 01/11/2015
  • ISBN: 9788420419541
  • 432 pages

America was a word filled with promise whenAlbano and Giovanni Versaglio set off from Italy insearch of hope and redemption. But their destinationand its reality were very far off, and fertileground for adventure, danger and betrayal. Theirdescendants must learn to prosper in the shadows,resorting to crime when necessary.

About the author

PERU – Raúl Tola was born in Lima in 1975. He studied Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. He has worked in written journalism since 1992 and in 1999 he started in televisión, where he has led news channels, pamel shows and interviews. He has a weekly opinion column in the La República newspaper and is a correspondant for Spain’s El País. In 1999, he published his first novel  Noche de cuervos, which was adapted as a film. He followed with Heridas privadas (2002) and the collection of stories Toque de Queda (2008). In 2013, he published his third novel Flores amarillas. The Windowless Night is his fourth novel.