September 24, 2023 | Rome, Italy
His final novel is set in1992, during Italy's hot era of "Mani Puliti," the Clean Hands political bribery scandal.

Eco’s last game

The writer's final novel, "Numero Zero," pokes mischievous fun at the conspiratorial tendencies of Italian media.

Marías has published more than a dozen novels.

Something bad

Javier Marías digs into the web of secrets and lies (and sex) in post-Franco Spain of the 1980s.