With the civil war, «distant and close to a time, perhaps more feared by invisible», as a backdrop, First Memory, Nadal Prize 1959, narrates the passage from childhood to adolescence of Matia the protagonist and her cousin Borja Both live in their grandmother's house in a naive and mysterious island world at the same time. Through the particular vision of the girl without a mother and with a disappeared father we witness her awakening to adolescence, when, broken the shell of childhood, blind and astonish and sometimes even hurt the strong glow of reality. An intense gallery of characters constitutes the counterpoint of his vertiginous succession of sensations. And in a few months, Matia will discover many things about «the dark life of the elderly». Melancholy elegy of the perversion of innocence, First memory is,
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