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Marta Carnicero

The Sky According to Google

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Acantilado

October 2018

144 pages

Narrative, Novel

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Original Title: El cielo según Google

The arrival of Naïma, the little girl that Júlia and Marcel have just adopted, is supposed to be the beginning of a full family life but the situation they are facing brings out a reality they are determined to ignore. “If we thought we were slowly dying, little by little, every day, we’d try to focus on what makes us happy. We’d love each other often and even allow ourselves to be hurt, as if we’d been given carte blanche to repair things, as if we had all the time in the world to aspire to happiness and were in no hurry to attain it.” Readers will find that this is an honest, ingenious, deeply moving novel, one that is full of wisdom and that speaks of love in all its forms.

Praises

«An admirer of Alice Munro, Carnicero takes us into a domestic microcosm ‘where it seems that nothing happens, where there are no good or bad absolutes’». Sergi Doria, ABC

«It isn’t easy to speak of the conventional, the domestic, and everydayness and, still less, do so with the quality and mastery that Marta Carnicero shows in crafting her scenes».
Carlos Zanón

«This novel is a response to a disturbing question, always of great literary value, the one about what happens to us when nothing seems to be happening…». Carles Geli, El País

«El cielo según Google is an impeccable exercise in how to write fiction, one of these novels that leaves you with only one complaint: it ends too soon…». Laura Ferrero, ABC-Cultural

«Without making a noise, this book has become a small publishing phenomenon».
Juan Jiménez, SModa El País

«This is a stunning first novel, a debut that invites one to keep track of its author».
Diana Oliver, El País

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English Sample Available

Details

Acantilado

October 2018

1 pages

Narrative, Novel

Translation Rights

Audio Rights (Storytell)