It Happened in Colors

It Happened in Colors

Short Stories 10 years + | Ilustrated by: Pablo Bernasconi | Alfaguara, 2018 | 112 pages

Each one the stories that comprise this book focus in a poetic and subtle way in a color. The name of characters, the elements, the contexts and feelings that stem from the reading are related to a color. Thus, the author succeeds in creating a universe of play that enhances imagination and fantasy.

In Red , the devil finds love in the Roses Market. But winning the beautiful woman selling apples hides an enormous secret.
In White, the old Eskimo says: “The bear´s moon, the full moon, the wolf´s moon and the dead moon; that´s how moons succeed one another in the sky”. And he begins to tell a story…
In Yellow, the emperor Ye-Low sweet naps become bitter lemon nightmares. Tormented naps where he can´t fall asleep even after he scrubs himself with sulphur or refers to the Great Book on home remedies.
In Green, two married farmers can´t stop arguing. He can only hear his plants growing and she can only listen to misfortune looming in the air. ..
In Black a kind chimney sweep receives the anticipated visit of a young woman who, dressed in mourning, invites him to part before midnight.

A book to read and reread and to paint our imagination with all the colors of the rainbow.