L’hora zen, de Teresa Solana

Edicions 62 have recently released Teresa Solana latest novel.

Synopsis: Borja and Eduard are going to receive a very special client at their operetta office, Teresa Solana. She is writing a novel about a new fad, alternative therapies, the action is set in the upper part of Barcelona. Due to an unexpected setback the two brothers will get involved in an international espionage’s conspiracy that can almost cost their lives.

While the writer’s mission will force them to attend an exclusive meditation centre called L’Hora Zen, and investigate a convoluted murder case of an homeopathic doctor, Borja and Eduard will have to face the CIA, a local police inspector and their own incompetence.

Besides, in order to survive the current crisis, Borja has decided to act as a broker in an antique transaction.

Source: edicions 62.

Margin Call (2011) a film by JC Chandor

Begoña and I went to see Margin Call tonight.

I fully agree with David Denby in The New Yorker: “Margin Call” is one of the strongest American films of the year and easily the best Wall Street movie ever made. It’s about corporate manners—the protocols of hierarchy, the rituals of power, and, most of all, the difficulty of confronting flagrant habits of speculation with truth.

Read the entire article HERE.

My rating: 9/10.

Additional details in my previous post: Margin Call a film by J C Chandor