Bad LightBook - 2016
"A heir to Javier Marías . . . An outstanding stylistic narrative. A joyful discovery." --J. M. Pozuelo Yvancos, ABC Cultural
After both their marriages collapse, two old friends take to sharing their lives again as they used to. They go out for drinks, have long conversations, and try, all in all, to hide away from the world. One day, one of them is stabbed to death in his apartment. His friend will then seek out the truth. An engaging combination of literary fiction and psychological thriller, Bad Light is the debut novel of the most prestigious short-story writer in Spain. A ruthless reflection on life and the human condition.
Carlos Castán is considered one of the best short-story writers in Spain. Bad Light is his first novel. He lives in Zaragoza, Spain.