The Riverside Palace Hotel, an old mansion inspired by the Alhambra in Granada, still stands before the sea. In the garden, there is a small tomb always covered in flowers. If you ask the hotel staff, anyone can tell you the amazing story that happened not so long ago…
With the constant intrigue we are so used to in Juan Madrid’s masterful novels, this work relates not just a plot of crimes and action-packed adventure but also the smells and tastes of the south, its plants and vegetation, its sea and sky, and above all, a human mosaic of acts of heroism and meanness.
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ISBN: 978-84-236-9067-1
Code: 071772
Publication date: 21/02/2008
176 pages
Size: 13.0cm x 20.5cm. Paperback
Cover price: 12.70 
Recommended subjects:
Civic and Ethical Values
Theme:Children's / Teenage fiction and true stories
Madrid, Juan

Born in Malaga in 1947, he is one of the greatest exponents of the European urban crime novel. Journalist and film scriptwriter as well as a writer, Juan Madrid developed various professions before coming to journalism in 1973. He has a degree in Contemporary History from the University of Salamanca, and has collaborated as an editor in various magazines such as Cambio 16, in addition to writing numerous reports in other international media. In the literary field he has published nearly forty books, including novels, collections of stories in children's literature and Young adult, and his works have been translated into sixteen languages. He is a teacher at various prestigious institutions in Spain, France, Italy, Argentina and Cuba, among which the San Antonio de los Baños International Film and TV School in Cuba and the Fuentetaja Writing Workshops in Madrid stand out. In 2008 he won the award Edebé of Young Adult Literature with the work Huida al Sur, published in this collection.

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