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The Back Room - Martin Gaite, Carmen, and Lane, Helen (Translated by)
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Winner of Spain's National Prize for Literature In the middle of the night, a woman awakens to find a stranger in her bedroom. Though she cannot determine who he is--or, indeed, whether he is even real at all and not just an extension of her dreams or her writing--she is drawn into a conversation with her unexpected guest. What she tells him becomes the story of a woman coming of age in the repressive Spain of the Franco era. In The Back Room Carmen Mart???n Gaite spins out a hypnotic evocation of one woman's life ...

The Back Room 2001, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780872863712

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