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  • About this Author
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Javier Marías was born in Madrid in 1951. The recipient of numerous prizes, including the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Femina Étranger, he has written thirteen novels, three story collections, and nineteen works of collected articles and essays. His books have been translated into forty-three languages, in fifty-two countries, and have sold more than seven million copies throughout the world.

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All Souls

Written by Javier Marias
Introduction by John Banville


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.00

In All Souls, a visiting Spanish lecturer, viewing Oxford through a prismatic detachment, is alternately amused, puzzled, delighted, and disgusted by its vagaries of human vanity. A bit lonely, with few classes to teach and a charming but elusive married mistress, he casts about for activity.Yet so much goes into simply... Read more >
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All Souls

Written by Javier Marias
Introduction by John Banville


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Corazón tan blanco

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Una extraordinaria novela sobre los secretos y las sospechas que, poco a poco, van tiñendo los corazones blancos hasta que dejan de serlo

Pocos meses después de su viaje de novios y sin aún haber podido, o querido, adaptarse a su cambio de estado, Juan se entera casi sin querer de que... Read more >

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Cuando fui mortal

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

En los cuentos de Cuando fui mortal se halla, como señaló en su día la crítica, “la oportunidad de abrir la puerta para vislumbrar el universo único de uno de los mejores novelistas contemporáneos”. Por aquí se pasea toda una serie de personajes turbadores: un médico español que visita de noche... Read more >

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Dark Back of Time

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.00

Called by its author a “false novel,” Dark Back of Time begins with the tale of the odd effects of publishing the 1989 novel All Souls, a book Marías swears to be fiction, but which its “characters”–the real-life dons and professors who have “recognized themselves”–fiercely maintain to be a roman à... Read more >
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Dark Back of Time

Written by Javier Marias


Format: eBook, 408 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

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A Heart So White

Written by Javier Marias
Introduction by Jonathan Coe


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

Winner of the IMPAC Dublin Award, and widely considered Javier Marías's masterpiece, A Heart So White is a breathtaking novel about family secrets that chronicles the relentless power of the past.

Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he begins to consider the... Read more >
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A Heart So White

Written by Javier Marias
Introduction by Jonathan Coe


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

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The Infatuations

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book, NPR Great Reads, and Onion A.V. Club Best Book of 2013

Each day before work María Dolz stops at the same café. There she finds herself drawn to a couple who is also there every morning. Observing their seemingly perfect life helps her escape... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The Infatuations

Written by Javier Marias
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $26.95

From the award-winning Spanish writer Javier Marías comes an extraordinary new book that has been a literary sensation around the world: an immersive, provocative novel propelled by a seemingly random murder that we come to understand—or do we?—through one woman’s ever-unfurling imagination and infatuations.

At the Madrid café where she... Read more >
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The Infatuations

Written by Javier Marias
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Los enamoramientos

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $15.00

Cada mañana María Dolz contempla en una cafetería a una pareja a la que no conoce de nada, cuya felicidad intuye y acaso envidia. Este ritual la ayuda a empezar la jornada, hasta que un día se entera de la muerte del hombre a manos de un enajenado. Más tarde, una... Read more >


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October 7, 2014
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The Man of Feeling

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

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The Man of Feeling

Written by Javier Marias


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Mañana en la batalla piensa en mí

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Mañana en la batalla piensa en mí nos habla sobre el ocultamiento y el olvido, y sobre el engaño, que quizá “es nuestra condición natural”

Víctor Francés, un escritor frustrado que presta su pluma a otros, es invitado a cenar a casa de Marta Téllez, una hermosa mujer casada a la que... Read more >

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Negra espalda del tiempo

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Una “falsa novela”, en palabras del propio autor, Negra espalda del tiempo comienza con la historia de la publicación de su novela Todas las almas, un libro que consiguió que sus lectores se empeñaran en confundir lo ficticio con lo real. En Negra espalda, Marías decidió convertir lo real en ficticio... Read more >

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Todas las almas

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Un profesor español narra sus experiencias durante dos singulares años en la histórica Universidad de Oxford, una ciudad fuera del mundo y del tiempo.

Todas las almas coincide con un nombre bien conocido en Oxford, el All Souls College, miembro del grupo de colegios que integran la famosa universidad. Con una... Read more >

Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me

Written by Javier Marias


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me is a riveting novel of infidelity and a man trapped by a terrible secret.

Marta has only just met Victor when she invites him to dinner at her Madrid apartment while her husband is away on business. When her two-year-old son finally falls asleep, Marta... Read more >
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When I Was Mortal

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.00

Victims of mistaken identity, sponging relatives, amateur sleuths, eavesdroppers, professional liars, assassins, and failed bodyguards populate the short stories in When I Was Mortal. Plots turn on curious exigencies: a woman about to star in her first porn film; a night doctor who adds new meaning to “specialist”; a ghost whose... Read more >
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When I Was Mortal

Written by Javier Marias


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

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