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Jesús Carazo

Jesús Carazo was born in Burgos, Spain, and now lives in Bordeaux. He has published eighteen novels and twenty plays, winning many literary prizes. El soñador furtivo [Furtive Dreamer] was named one of the top 100 YA novels of the 20th century. His plays have been performed around the world. One of them, Último verano en el paraíso [Final Summer in Paradise], won Spain's most famous international award for dramatic literature, the Lope de Vega prize, in 2004.

The Chasms of the Night was awarded the prestigious Ateneo-Ciudad de Valladolid prize in Spain and has also been published in France.


  • The Chasms of the Night


    In 1994, Mario Pallochi, an Argentinian author living in Spain, receives a strange book in the post: The Anatomy of Plants (1874). Since he has no interest in botany, Mario cannot work out why it was sent to him. Or who sent it.

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