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María Carman
The Bone Bird

(El pájaro de hueso)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 01/05/2013
  • ISBN: 9789876582155
  • 224 pages

Manuel, whose parents have disappeared, is diagnosed with a terminal cancer. His aunt, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, confesses to Manuel, in a brief moment of lucidity, that he had a brother who was given up for adoption after their parents went missing. This novel focuses on death, but the urges of life and the desire of bringing a family together prevail.

About the author

María Carman has won several academic and literary awards such as the Concurso Nacional de Ensayo Arturo Jauretche (2001).