The Wrong Blood, Paperback


On the cusp of the Spanish Civil War in a coastal village in the Basque country, three men stop off at Extarri's bar on their way to a wedding.

There, a bizarre and seemingly incidental event marks the beginning of a powerful story about a bond and a secret that endures even in death.

Abandoned by her parents shortly after the outbreak of war, sixteen-year-old Maria Antonia Extarri is left at the mercy of the soldiers.

Meanwhile, Isabel enjoys a blissful honeymoon, but just a few months later her valiant Captain is shot as a traitor.

Both Maria and Isabel suddenly find themselves violently altered, alone, and pregnant.

A crippled young doctor is the only witness to the mysterious agreement silently formed between the two desperate women.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780099551850



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