October 1874. Gabriel Camarasa has just returned to Barcelona with his family, after being exiled for a few years in London. In his first day at Architecture School La Llotja he’ll meet the young Antoni Gaudí, who’s starting his second year at the institution.
Gaudí appears as a very enigmatic person for Camarasa: his architecture knowledge and skills are much higher than the ones a second year’s student is supposed to have. Besides, he’s interested in esoteric issues, in photography, and he knows people form the city’s underworld, with whom he carries some mysterious and lucrative activities.
Gaudí also is (or believes to be) a privileged deductive brain, almost a high level detective. But when the student’s pleasant life is altered by a murder and a shady conspiracy, all of young Gaudi’s abilities will be tested.
“A novel with all the ingredients to please the audience: narrative tension, empathic and well-drawn characters and evocative historical framework” TONI ITURBE, AUTHOR OF LA BIBLIOTECARIA DE AUSCHWITZ
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