Rachel is a 17-year-old youth. She is clever, sensitive and highly critical but she has two problems: she does not like herself or her family. Her best friend has a tragic death and Raquel tries to overcome her loneliness through love. Her brother’s tricks, her father’s double life, her mother’s weakness and the materialism of her boyfriend, Oriol, take her to questions with a difficult answer.
Isabel-Clara Simó (Alcoi, 1943) is one of the most successful female writers in contemporary Catalan literature. One should point out among her many books the following: Julia, La salvaje, El sabor amargo de la cerveza, Historias perversas or Joel. These have been translated into different languages.