By Luis Goytisolo
Buscando el pasado de sus respectivas familias, Gloria y Marcel coinciden en Riofrío, un pequeño pueblo de montaña que en el pasado no escapó a las turbulencias de una guerra civil.
Richard es un periodista que cubre los angeles información relativa a una cumbre económica que tiene lugar en l. a. exclusiva localidad suiza de Locarno, mientras mantiene una relación erótica que es trasunto de otra que se mantuvo en ese mismo lugar en los años sesenta, y que fue los angeles raíz de los problemas que están atormentando a Gloria y a Marcel.
El Moro, hoy un respetable empresario, ocupa el tiempo de su jubilación en redactar unas memorias que han de limpiar su controvertido papel en los viejos tiempos de Riofrío.
Cuatro líneas narrativas que se entrecruzan y complementan dando lugar a un relato tan cargado de humor como de desasosiego, de afilados perfiles y altamente sugestivo.
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El lago en las pupilas by Luis Goytisolo