Clara Sánchez

Clara Sánchez

Clara Sánchez lives in Madrid, where she studied Hispanic Philology and taught at a university for many years. She has published the following novels: Piedras preciosas (Debate, 1989), No es distinta la noche (Debate, 1990), El palacio varado (1993), Desde el mirador (Alfaguara, 1996), El misterio de todos los días (Alfaguara, 1999), Últimas noticias del Paraíso (Alfaguara, 2000), Un millón de luces (Alfaguara, 2004), Presentimientos (Alfaguara, 2008), Lo que esconde tu nombre (Destino, 2010; published in English as The Scent of Lemon Leaves), Entra en mi vida (Destino, 2012), El cielo ha vuelto (Planeta, 2013) y Cuando llega la luz (Destino 2016).

She has won the most important literary prizes in Spain: the Premio Alfaguara for Últimas noticias del paraíso, the Premio Nadal for Lo que esconde tu nombre and the Premio Planeta for El cielo ha vuelto. Her books have been translated into twenty languages. She has sold more than 1.5 million copies in Italy alone.