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Cristina López Barrio
The House of Impossible Loves

(La casa de los amores imposibles)

Commercial Fiction / Historical Novel

  • Published: 04/06/2010
  • ISBN: 9788401337543
  • 480 pages

Clara Laguna is a beautiful girl living her early adolescence in a Castilian town at the beginning of the 20th century. When she falls in love with an Andalusian land-owner, her mother, a sorceress who cast spells on people, discloses a terrible fact to her daughter: the Laguna family lives under a curse, and each women of its stock is condemned to unhappy love forever. This is an enchanting novel about the tricks of desire, the tragedy of love and the unbreakable family bonds.

About the author

After receiving the Villa de Pozuelo de Alarcón Prize de Novela Juvenil, in 2010 she published her first novel La casa de los amores imposibles which has sold over 100.000 copies in Spanish alone and translation rights over 20 countries.

Rights sold

  • Portugal : Clube do Autore
  • Denmark : Thaning&Appel
  • Norway: Bazar
  • Finland: Bazar
  • Sweden : Bazar
  • USA : HMH
  • Bulgaria : Bard
  • Poland : Otwarte
  • Serbia : Vulkani
  • Israel : Kinneret
  • Brazil : Prumo
  • Slovakia : Slovart
  • Italy : Sperling
  • Greece : Livani
  • Germany >: Droemer