A Shortcut to Paradise (The Borja and Eduard Barcelona Series)

A Shortcut to Paradise (The Borja and Eduard Barcelona Series)

Teresa Solana

Praise for Teresa Solana:

"Solana's first-class novel, set within the streets and parlors of Barcelona, bargains either probing social observation and a very good crime story."—Booklist

"Solana's gleaming novel pokes sharp enjoyable at Catalan politics, society and pretensions. The brothers bumble and stumble to the reality and with a bit of luck to extra adventures."—Publishers Weekly

Marina Dolç, media determine and author of bestsellers, is murdered in on the Ritz in Barcelona at the evening she wins an immense literary prize. The killer has battered her to demise with the trophy she has simply received. The detective twins Borja and Eduard are plunged into the murky waters of the bookish Barcelona scene and want all their wit and talents of improvisation to unravel this example of truncated literary lives.

As in A now not So excellent Crime, Teresa Solana combines humor and roman noir in a severe portrait of latest society, thus with writers because the protagonists. The homicide path ends up in the main not likely locations in hilarious scenes priceless of Tom Sharpe, even if within the sausage-making city of Vic, the packed cells of the infamous Modelo criminal, or a literary get together the place site visitors get excessive on loaded canapés.

Teresa Solana lives in Barcelona. Born in 1962, she studied philosophy and labored as a literary translator and essayist. She has written numerous novels saved quietly in her drawer. A now not So ideal Crime, her first released identify, received the 2007 Brigada 21 Prize for the simplest Catalan secret novel.

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