Original title: La fugitiva
Author: Blanca Busquets
A 90 year old woman, Mireia, looks back on her life. She lives alone in a flat in Barcelona and the only person with whom she gets along with is her grand-daughter, Sònia. Mireia enjoys eavesdropping on her next door neighbors and listening to the chit-chatter on the street. While she does this, she wonders why her daughter tries to avoid her as much as possible and why her son has stopped talking to her. A series of events in the past caused her life to become blocked and now, with a bit of luck, she has the opportunity to change this.
The Runaway is a the new novel by one of the most beloved contemporary Catalan authors, winner of the prestigious Premi Llibreter and author of The House of Silence, translated into 8 languages. A novel for all ages, a great storytelling experience.
CATALAN | Proa / Grup Planeta