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The lives of four nuns who ran away from their convent get entwined with Basque nationalists of Spain led by Jaime Miro. The plot thickens as a series of love, lust, risks, guilt, and betrayal lead them to dire consequences.
What makes this book stand out?
Dealing with daring and bold subjects – much ahead of its time in many ways.
Read it for
The setting of rising upheavals in the Spanish political situation which lends a special edge to the rest of the mystery.
Don't read it for
There are a lot of things happening in the book that are too bold for traditionalists – nuns falling in love and extremists are shown in good lights. If you are one, better stay away.