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Mañana en la batalla piensa en mí nos habla sobre el ocultamiento y el olvido, y sobre el engaño, que quizá “es nuestra condición natural”

Víctor Francés, un escritor frustrado que presta su pluma a otros, es invitado a cenar a casa de Marta Téllez, una hermosa mujer casada a la que apenas conoce y cuyo marido está de viaje en Londres. La noche promete pero, antes de poder consumar el adulterio, Marta comienza a sentirse mal y muere. Víctor huye entonces de esa casa ajena, dejando a un niño de dos años durmiendo en una de las habitaciones y a una mujer muerta. Su reacción y esa infidelidad no consumada lo obsesionarán. En un Madrid invernal y nocturno, el narrador se convertirá desde ese momento en una sombra que finge ser quien no es, que disimula sus intenciones, que no quiere ni busca nada pero sin embargo encuentra. Y entretanto una maldición va resonando: "Mañana en la batalla piensa en mí, y caiga tu espada sin filo: desespera y muere".
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Mañana en la batalla piensa en mí nos habla sobre el ocultamiento y el olvido, y sobre el engaño, que quizá “es nuestra condición natural”

Víctor Francés, un escritor frustrado que presta su pluma a otros, es invitado a cenar a casa de Marta Téllez, una hermosa mujer casada a la que apenas conoce y cuyo marido está de viaje en Londres. La noche promete pero, antes de poder consumar el adulterio, Marta comienza a sentirse mal y muere. Víctor huye entonces de esa casa ajena, dejando a un niño de dos años durmiendo en una de las habitaciones y a una mujer muerta. Su reacción y esa infidelidad no consumada lo obsesionarán. En un Madrid invernal y nocturno, el narrador se convertirá desde ese momento en una sombra que finge ser quien no es, que disimula sus intenciones, que no quiere ni busca nada pero sin embargo encuentra. Y entretanto una maldición va resonando: "Mañana en la batalla piensa en mí, y caiga tu espada sin filo: desespera y muere".
Product Details
Paperback (368 pages)
Published: October 2, 2012
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307951373
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