This novel is an unsentimental look at the greatuniversal themes of love and time.Without easy rhetoric, the booktravels down the memory of one woman to disentangle the enigma ofdesire, erotic desire, whose perpetual need for satisfaction isimpossible to ignore.This desire is the bridge between human beingsand the entrance to the mystery of the everyday, where bodies emitdazzling signals and suggestion is emotion.This book is Sanchez'smost ambitious work thus far, and it reveals her extraordinary insightinto human relations.