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ISBN 10: 9587587170 / ISBN 13: 9789587587173
Published by ALFAGUARA
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Publisher: ALFAGUARA

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Isolda vive encerrada en un castillo extraño y fascinante al mismo tiempo, tan ajeno a la ciudad de Medellín en la que se sitúa como singulares son sus habitantes y la vida que llevan. La atmósfera de irrealidad que se respira resulta opresiva para la adolescente, que encuentra en el bosque que lo rodea la única tregua posible a su soledad. Pero las amenazas invisibles del mundo de afuera se cuelan silenciosamente entre las ramas de los árboles cercanos al castillo. Con un perfecto manejo de la tensión, Jorge Franco construye en esta novela un cuento de hadas con tintes tenebrosos que acaba convirtiéndose en la historia desquiciada de un secuestro. Dentro y fuera de la fortaleza, el amor, ese monstruo indomable, se muestra como una obsesión que aliena y embrutece, que pretende someter, que despierta deseos de venganza y del que solo parece posible escapar aceptando la muerte como destino. Esta novela fue premiada con el XVII Premio Alfaguara, por un jurado presidido por Laura Restrepo y compuesto por Sergio Vila-Sanjuán, Ignacio Martínez de Pisón, Ana Cañellas, Nelleke Geel y Pilar Reyes.

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