Dientes de leche

Milk Teeth | Seix Barral, 2008

» Arzobispo Juan de San Clemente Award

» Giuseppe Acerbi Literary Award 2012

Spain,1937. Raffaele Cameroni, an Italian volunteer fighting on Franco’s side during the Spanish Civil War is injured in combat. In hospital, he will meet a Spanish nurse who will become his wife and mother to three children. However, Raffaele is hiding a secret which will end up exploding with unforeseen consequences.

Dientes de leche takes us through half a century of the life of the Cameroni family, its ups and downs, generation gap conflicts, tender episodes and family secrets against the backdrop of the final years of Spanish dictatorship.