It is the year 2000 and the protagonist is reading Sylvia Plath’s diaries in Otranto, a town on the Italian coast. She works as a babysitter for her friend Camila’s twin brothers, who spend the summer there with her family. He is 21 years old and in September he will begin a postgraduate degree in English Literature, after having graduated in the same subject. In this context, the first talk of Conversation topics, the novel that Miranda Popkey has just published in Spain by Gatopardo Ediciones, translated by Patricia Antón.
The family and its demons: the eternal theme that has triumphed in the literary summer