By Julia Navarro
Una periodista recibe una propuesta para investigar l. a. azarosa vida de su bisabuela, una mujer de l. a. que sólo se sabe que huyó de España abandonando a su marido y a su hijo poco antes de que estallara los angeles Guerra Civil. Para rescatarla del olvido deberá reconstruir su historia desde los cimientos, siguiendo los pasos de su biografía y encajando, una a una, todas las piezas del inmenso y extraordinario puzzle de su existencia.
Marcada por los hombres que pasaron por su vida -el empresario Santiago Carranza, el revolucionario Pierre Comte, el periodista estadounidense Albert James y el médico militar vinculado al nazismo Max von Schumann-, los angeles vida de Amelia Garayoa es l. a. de una mujer que aprendió que en los angeles vidsa no se puede volver sobre el pasado para deshacerlo. Desde los angeles España republicana hasta los angeles caída del Muro de Berlín, pasando por los angeles Segunda Guerra mundial y los oscuros años de los angeles Guerra fría, esta burguesa y revolucionaria, esposa y amante, espía y asesina, actuará siempre de acuerdo a sus principios, enfrentándose a todo y cometiendo errores que no terminará nunca de pagar.
Memoria de un siglo convulso, caracterizado por los angeles barbarie de los totalitarismos, esta obra es una vuelta de tuerca en los angeles trayectoria de una de nuestras novelistas más internacionales. Dime quién soy sorprende por su dramatismo e instrospección, por su intriga y por sus emociones a flor de piel. Una aventura desgarradora y cautivadora que tiene unos personajes excepcionalmente perfilados y literariamente inolvidables.
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