By Teresa Solana
One other day in Barcelona, one other slimy politician's spouse is suspected of infidelity. Lluis Font discovers a portrait of his spouse in an exhibition that leads him to finish he's being cuckolded by means of the artist. involved purely in regards to the capability political fallout, he hires twins Eduard and Pep, deepest detectives with a meant knack for aiding the rich with their "dirty laundry." Their workplace is decorated with fake doorways resulting in nonexistent deepest rooms, a mysterious secretary who's consistently away, and a damaged notebook computer picked up in the street. The case turns grotesque while Font's spouse is located poisoned by way of a marron glacé from a field of goodies added anonymously.
This is a deftly plotted, bitingly humorous secret novel. A satire of Catalan politics and a desirable perception into the lifestyles and conduct of Barcelona's population, diurnal and nocturnal.
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