A novel about sexual identity, love, and desire.
As though in homage to Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, Ariel and the Bodies introduces a character who is seen first as a man, and then as a woman. First in a relationship with someone called Eugeni, a young man of twenty who loves him with great madness and confusion. After a terrible accident, with the car plunging into the void, Ariel disappears in a way impossible to understand. When she reemerges, she is treated as a woman by David, a sculptor who writes her letter after letter, though none of them reach their destination.