Tangram is a mystery, a fractured portrait of our modern corruption that levels from the Basque nation to Reykjavík, from London to Calabria.
A set of interlinked tales that mixes and recombines right into a sequence of attainable narratives, every one giving its personal viewpoint on a global equipped on deceit and damage.
A morbidly overweight girl, a former actress, imprisons collage scholars in a basement in Getxo within the north of Spain. A psychopath makes a decision on Reykjavík because the theatre for his crimes. A thief, lately published from criminal, attempts to get well the cash that he concealed years formerly at the outskirts of London. A mafioso, lately arrived in a Calabrian village, manages to win the honor of his fellow electorate at the same time he extorts cash from them. A detective struggles to accommodate his police tasks and a starting to be sexual obsession. those tales, it sounds as if separate at the floor, are proven to have far-reaching connections. they're items of a puzzle, and it is just on examining the ultimate pages that the final one clicks smartly into place.
Winner of the 2012 Euskadi Prize for best novel of the year
Winner of the 2011 Sintagma Booksellers’ Prize
‘[Márquez’s language] is as incisive and certain because it is wonderful in its deployment of revelatory photographs’ El País
‘Juan Carlos Márquez is among the most secure attainable bets within the present iteration of Spanish writers’ El Mundo