In the Night of Time: A Novel

In the Night of Time: A Novel

Antonio Muñoz Molina


October 1936. Spanish architect Ignacio Abel arrives at Penn Station, the ultimate cease on his trip from war-torn Madrid, the place he has left at the back of his spouse and kids, leaving behind them to uncertainty. Crossing the delicate borders of Europe, he displays on months of fratricidal clash in his embattled state, his personal transformation from a bricklayer's son to a revered bourgeois husband undefined, and the all-consuming love affair with an American lady that without end alters his life.

Winner of the 2012 Prix Méditerranée Étranger and hailed as a masterpiece, within the evening of Time is a sweeping, grand novel and an indelible portrait of a shattered society, written via considered one of Spain's most vital modern novelists.

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