Javier Cercas – Le mobile

Bookcover for “Le mobile” (El móvil), first and short novel by Javier Cercas published in 1987, and translated in 2016 by Élisabeth Beyer and Aleksander Grujičič for the publishing house Actes Sud, is the story of a man named Álvaro, employed in a law firm who dreams of writing a big novel. Working hard on his novel, he will demonstrate that he is ready to truly subordinate his life to literature.