Santiago: Grupo Santillana de Ediciones; Aguilar, Altea, Taurus, Alfaguara S.A., 1999. First Edition. Paperback. 255p., wrps. New. Item #4600
"Nuestra señora de la soledad" is a police novel that centers around Carmen Ávila, a Chilean writer who has disappeared. Rosa Alvallay, a 54-year-old divorced detective who was once exiled, takes on the enigmatic case. The clues are held in three men Carmen knew -- her husband, an elusive Mexican writer and a guerrilla fighter who was her lover -- as well as the last sentence she uttered: "I feel like a princess in a minaret"