Books by Albert Sánchez Piñol

VICTUS by Albert Sánchez Piñol
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"With extraordinarily gut-wrenching descriptions of bayonets, bloodshed and battle, and the terrors and tribulations inflicted upon besieged Barcelonians, Piñol makes real a tragedy that shaped Spain and Europe."
Imagining himself into the mind of a military engineer, Piñol (Pandora in the Congo, 2009, etc.) draws an epic tale from the 1714 Siege of Barcelona. Read full book review >
PANDORA IN THE CONGO by Albert Sánchez Piñol
Released: March 1, 2009

"A high-concept pastiche: part thriller, part romance, part parable, part darkest-Africa adventure. If it doesn't quite have the pop of Piñol's debut (Cold Skin, 2005), that's probably because it's more than twice as long."
A ghostwriter's ghostwriter hires on to save a man from hanging in this sly import first published in Spain in 2005. Read full book review >
COLD SKIN by Albert Sánchez Piñol
Released: Nov. 2, 2005

"Engrossing. For a novel that is as much parable as it is thriller, its impact is surprisingly emotional."
Published in Barcelona in 2002 and translated into 15 languages, this debut novel is a kind of Robinson Crusoe seen through dark glass. Read full book review >