Elena Moreno Scheredre
From the end of the 19th century until the 1950s, the humblest young women in the Spanish Pyrenees (Navarra) crossed the mountains on foot to work in the espadrille factories on the French side. Like the swallows, they left in October and returned in the spring, full of hope and bringing fabrics and furnishings for the marriage trousseau that would constitute their contribution to a future marriage.
Esperanza Ayerra is the great-granddaughter of Esperanza, a swallow that crossed the Pyrenees in 1913 and whose future was stolen by the greatest world conflict. She is the granddaughter of Esperanza, known as Perla, who had no father or husband, due to the cruel fate of a divided Spain. She is the daughter of Espe, a woman who swallowed her sorrows and to whom history left breathless. She is the fruit of the border between two countries that move away and come closer when their inhabitants fall in love. Four generations of women used to feeling in silence, through time, borders, love and war. A story of brave women, an exciting novel woven with the threads of a true story that has been silenced
El salón de la embajada italiana