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Antonio Mercero
The Heedless Life

(La vida desatenta)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 04/03/2014
  • ISBN: 9788490328859
  • 352 pages

Ignacio Vildsvin and his two sons are the core ofthe lawyer’s office that the family runs. Among thecurrent clients, there is a young woman who wasabused by the town’s priest, a somewhat derangedand wealthy old lady whose nephew wants toincapacitate, and a corrupt councilor. These casesare just a window into Vildsvin’s family: the sons’affective limitations, the father’s tyranny, and thesurvival instinct of the three women who accompanythem.

About the author

Antonio Mercero is a journalist. He’s worked for Manu Leguineche at LID and Fax Press and, from New York, he collaborated with the newspaper La Gaceta de los Negocios. In 1994, he quitted journalism and started writing screenplays for TV. He’s worked in TV shows such as Farmacia deguardia and Hospital Central.