Soñar con ballenas
Soñar con ballenas is a story about love and death that is set in a Spanish fishing village in the Bay of Biscay during the tough years of the Second Republic and the Civil War. In this novel, where secret passions and follies interweave, a strong infatuation modulates Melida’s Voice.
Lila Vechio, the main character of the novel, is a woman who was born to be a lady. However, she is forced to run the canning factory that she inherited from her father, a rich and violent Sicilian.
With her new novel, Pilar Salamanca reaches the peak of her career, without betraying neither the constant theme that covers her work: the duality love-death, nor her special way of narrating how destiny and ambiguity can mark our lives.