LA METGESSA DE BARCELONA
A brave woman. A treasure in danger.
A magical novel in the heart of Barcelona.
History, legend and fantasy guide a nonconformist, determined and courageous woman by the thousand secrets of the Gothic Barcelona in a novel full of mystery, magic and emotion.
Christmas of 1562. Dr. Lluna Aymerich and her daughter Eulàlia wait hopeful the imminent return of the father. In a dirty and dark corner, Hug de Montcada nobleman is murdered by a few mercenaries who want to snatch the Book of the Essences, a compendium of magical and natural knowledge.
In the midst of a world of men, the brave doctor, as she struggles to save her daughter and to heal the sick of an epidemic plague, undertake an intricate career among Barcelona – the city of the three cathedrals or the underground labyrinth. And thanks to the ancient secrets that keep the stones, she discovers the way to protect the Book.
As he did with Les bruixes d' Arnes, David Martí immerses us in a nearby world full of charm and wisdom. A world where fantasy and reality come together.