(La vida elíptica)
Luis González Dalmau, dean of the LanguageStudies department at Madrid’s Universidad, killshimself in strange circumstances. As Javier Azcárateis searching the dead man’s office, he finds a copy ofThe Central Corridor. Azcárate is surprised becauseit wasn’t the type of book Dalmau usually read. Thebold journalist Marta Salvador and the sharp-eyedacademic Javier join forces to investigate the identityof a mysterious bestselling author.