In a beautiful room in Formentera, a man speaks softly to a woman all night long, while she’s asleep.
She is Umiko, a young Japanese who teaches meditation and who believes in the power of spiritual healing. Even though she has cancer, she does not hesitate to defy traditional medicine. Umiko has passed through a though learning at a Zen monastery and is convinced that if emotions can make her ill, then they can also heal her.
The man, full of doubts about her extravagant methods, talks to her about illness and spontaneous remissions, about the world of self help, personal growth and meditation. But Umiko asks more of the night, something more than words.
“El Silenci” is a novel about the great power of confidence. In an extreme situation, when you’ve got nothing to lose, what could you be capable of? Published in Catalan and Spanish by Grup 62