In the wilderness

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Overlook Press, Apr 10, 2006 - Fiction - 170 pages
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In a multi-layered tale, an elderly woman describes how two hundred ravens are the warrior-poets of Galicia's last king, a priest reveals church carvings to be representations of the seven deadly sins, and a bat relates his own death to a lizard.

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About the author (2006)

Manuel Rivas was born in Galicia, in Spain, in 1957, and has worked for many years as a journalist as well as a prize-winning novelist. One his short stories formed the basis for José Luis Cuerda's award-winning film "Butterfly," which Gabriel Garciá Márquez said was "a perfect marriage of film and literature.

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