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Paul Pen will be the second guest of the literary cycle 'Río de Letras' (23/11/2020)

Writer and screenwriter Paul Pen presents his book 'A Perfect Marriage' at Río de Letras.

A novel that is read without restraint and that tells a true descent to the dark side of everyday life, to the terrible secrets that we hide behind our facades of apparent perfection. The writer and screenwriter Paul Pen will be the second guest of the six conferences scheduled in the ninth edition of the literary cycle 'Río de Letras'.

Paul will present virtually his novel "A Perfect Marriage", a work that has been translated into several languages ??and is known in the English version as "Under the toilet." The literary meeting will take place this Thursday, November 26, at 6:00 p.m.

and can be followed live in person at the Pedro Cano Foundation, limited capacity (make an appointment during the museum's hours) and online through the YouTube channel of the Blanca Town Hall. A Perfect Marriage, the fourth novel by Paul Pen.

A story that is read without restraint, a true masterpiece. You think you know your partner.

You think your marriage is perfect.

But we all have secrets and the truth always emerges, even if you drown it.

The truth never dies, even if you kill it.

Frank and Grace form the ideal and perfect marriage, but when they set out, together with their two children, on a motorhome trip across the United States, they cannot imagine that they are heading to an unexpected encounter, capable of putting their lives in mortal danger and to destroy the family. The work has been translated in Germany, Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States, and has sold more than 150 thousand copies worldwide.

Paul Pen returns with a surprising novel that is read without restraint.

A dizzying descent to the dark side of everyday life, to the terrible secrets that we all hide behind our facades of apparent perfection. Paul pen Paul Pen is a Spanish writer and screenwriter, born in Madrid in 1979.

In 2011, he was considered a New Talent Fnac after the publication of his first novel "The Notice", a debut considered outstanding by the culture magazine of El País, Babelia.

The English translation of his second novel "The Light of the Fireflies" rose to the third position of the best-selling books on Amazon USA, exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand copies sold.

The novel will be made into a film by Morena Films, which was also responsible for the adaptation of "The Notice." After the publication of "Thirteen stories", an impressive collection of short stories, "La casa entre los cactus" confirms Paul Pen as one of the best suspense authors on the Spanish scene. Paul Pen's writing is a powerful experience for the mind, heart and nerves.

It is equally capable of shocking and moving, of horrifying and moving, perfectly combining light and darkness, love and terror.

His accurate, simple but profound style, with echoes of Dahl, King or Hitchock, attracts both casual fans who love best-sellers, as well as the darkest and most sophisticated readers.

You can learn more about the Spanish writer on his website This Thursday's conference by Paul Pen will be presented and directed by Emilio Soler, writer, poet and elementary school teacher from Blanche. Emilio Soler defines himself as a lover of Murcian folkloric literature and good reading. Author of the story "The Secret of Palo", for the benefit of the Spanish Federation of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and illustrated by the painter Álvaro Peña. His latest book came out in September 2020 by the La Fea Burguesía publishing house, and is entitled "The dream of the hideout", a compendium of intimate poems outdoors.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Blanca

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