The Daughter of the Snow
Original title: La filla de la neu
Author: Núria Esponellà
Enric, an engineer who is building the funicular to Núria, and Joana, a waitress who ends up as a ski coach, meet at 2000 mt. high, when ‘the train men’ of FMGP (mountain railways at steep slopes) are working on the highest engineering work of the whole Iberian Peninsula.
Everything is going okay, even though the civil war breaks the tranquility of their lives. Later on, in the mid 40s, Joana goes on a ski journey around the Pyrenees that will take her to the most unknown limits.
The narrator, in present time, follows the lives of both characters, discovering issues they could never have guessed…
CATALAN | Columna Edicions
SPANISH (World) | Planeta