Valor / Courage

Novel , 2015

Seix Barral

A branch manager of a bank from the east of Spain who has sold preferred stocks. A young soldier, Fermín Galán, who decides to put his republican ideals into practice and bring about a revolution in Jaca, in 1930. A fanatical priest in the Jasenovac concentration camp in the Independent State of Croatia during the Second World War. They all face situations where they have to accept a risk, but their courage to the test, in the interest of what they hold most important: revolution, faith, money, in comparison with which conscience is just a weak barrier. "Courage" explores the wounds of the past and the greatest rupture in contemporary mankind. The reader will be astonished by glimpses of times, places and people, forming a novel which, ultimately, tackles the complexity and contradictions of human nature.