20th century: Gabriel lives trapped by his passion for a woman who doesn’t exist, and this obsession will affect his love for Leonor, a real woman whose destiny is tragically linked to that of the tormented Indian Tomas Montaña. 21st century: Sebastian, a guy targeted by a criminal gang, finds himself forced to disappear and be reborn under a false identity. But he won’t be able to get over his uncontrollable attraction for Vera, a bewitching femme fatale who vanished mysteriously some time ago. A novel about the strength of desire and the darkness of feelings, it redefi nes romantic and psychological literature.
Todo el amor y casi toda la muerte combines love, desire and betrayal.
Marías builds a hard-to-resist atmosphere where the sea and women are shown as the two most beautiful things in nature.