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Ebook Lies by Enrique de Hériz read! Book Title: Lies
The author of the book: Enrique de Hériz
Edition: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Date of issue: December 30th 2010
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Language: English
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Isabel Azuera, an anthropologist, is deep in the jungle of northern Guatemala. She has told everyone that she is doing field research, but in fact she has made the journey to escape her family. When she learns that she is believed to have died in a terrible boating accident and that her children have misidentified a mutilated body as her own, she decides to keep the truth hidden and remain “dead.” Alone in the jungle, she begins reassessing the lies and legends upon which the foundations of her family’s history have been constructed.

Thousands of miles away, Isabel’s daughter, Serena, and the rest of the family have gathered at her parents’ beachhouse near Barcelona. Serena is keeping a diary and trying to make sense of her family and its history. Her voice echoes, enhances, and at times challenges her mother’s memories and perceptions.

An intricately wrought, multilayered novel—and winner of the Premi Llibreter in Spain (The Bookseller’s Award)—LIES ranges from the present to deep into the past. As Isabel and Serena recount spellbinding tales of love affairs and scandals within the Azuera family, the lies and legends that have influenced generations gradually come to light. Interwoven into the narratives are beautifully-told digressions on the tribal customs and cultures, funerary rituals, and even the legends surrounding the eighth-century Chinese poet Li Po.

Some of the stories are brutal, others droll, and still others exciting. Together they illuminate the importance of storytelling in shaping our beliefs about our families and ourselves.




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Ebook Lies read Online! Enrique de Hériz (1964) is one of the true storytellers. For years he worked as a lecturer, translator and publisher before he completely gave himself to writing. His first novel, El dia menos pensado, received overwhelmingly good reviews. In 2003 he was awarded the Premio UNED for short stories. His third novel, Mentira (Lies) was awarded the Spanish booktraders prize.


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TOBY

On one Breath

HUGO

How many times did I read ...-not boring! )))

OLIVIA

Not when you can say the book is better.

GRACE

Why is she out! It must be endless!




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