LA CANTANT DE FADO
It is not brave who is not afraid, but who knows how to conquer fear
Guillem is a jazz pianist and a renowned composer who suffers from imposter syndrome. Due to something that happened to him in the past that he cannot overcome, he finds himself immersed in a creative drought that worries him excessively. Following his manager’s advice the advice, he travels to Lisbon to compose a new album and shed some light on his life. There he meets Rita, a fado singer who, after seeing her perform in a restaurant in Alfama, leaves him astonished by his beautiful voice. After that, he tries to follow her lead.
Thanks to photographs discovered in the studio of a painter he has met and a mysterious painting that belonged to his father, Guillem reconstructs some facts from the past in which Rita plays an essential role.
Secrets, mysteries and a love to solve. With music as a backdrop and Lisbon as another character in the story, The Fado Singer is a novel that shows that it is not brave who is not afraid but who knows how to conquer fear.