Thus Bad BeginsBook - 2016
"Madrid, 1980. Juan de Vere, nearly finished with his university degree, takes a job as personal assistant to Eduardo Muriel, an eccentric, once-successful film director. Urbane, discreet, irreproachable, Muriel is an irresistible idol to the young man. But Muriel's voluptuous wife Beatriz inhabits their home like an unwanted ghost; and on the periphery of their lives is Dr. Jorge Van Vechten, a family friend implicated in unsavory rumors that Muriel now asks Juan to investigate"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: FICTION MARIAS 2016
Characteristics: 443 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Bad begins