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V.1 - Contrapaso

Valero Teresa

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Volume : 1 - Contrapaso 1. The Children of Others

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Madrid, winter of 1956. Franco's fascist dictatorship controls the press and maintains the fiction of an idyllic nation. Faced with the Regime's attempts to cover up the country's most sordid crimes, two journalists from the crime beat, the jaded veteran Emilio Sanz and the young and intrepid Léon Lenoir, seek to reveal the truth. Confronted by a wave of unexplained murders, the duo sets out to uncover the dark secret connecting them, buried in a cruel past. Brilliantly written and illustrated by Teresa Valero, Sanz and Lenoir's investigation plunges us headfirst into an era and society as dark and as violent as it is full of hope. A bracing journalistic thriller revealing the lengths the Francoist regime was willing to go to in its attempts to stifle any form of dissent.

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