New York, today. A financial worker leaves a psychiatric hospital having been admitted after a traumatic personal experience. Outside the medical centre, he’ll meet a varied set of aggressive characters drawn from the mean streets of the Big Apple: unscrupulous thugs, cruel mafiosos, drug addicts and prostitutes.
Divided between a love for two women and immersed in an unresolvable personal conflict, Hank Williams will have an unsettling, unexpected experience. In El cielo de Nueva York, reality and fiction coexist in parallel universes where nothing and no-one is what they seem.
Alejandro Corral presents a stunning debut that will make him one of the most striking revelations in Spanish fiction in the last decade.
This novel is a psychological terror thriller that grips the reader from the first page to the last and also features a surprising ending. Along the same lines as Think of a Number by John Verdon or The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.
The setting in New York and type of plot will attract readers of mystery novels and also fans of television series such as Elementary, Castle and True Detective.