By Claudia Piñeiro
A unique murder mystery in which a sickly woman with late-stage Parkinson's sets out on an arduous journey to uncover the truth behind her daughter's strange death.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2022
After Rita is found dead in a church she used to attend, the official investigation into the incident is quickly closed. Her sickly mother is the only person still determined to find the culprit. Chronicling a difficult journey across the suburbs of the city, an old debt and a revealing conversation, Elena Knows unravels the secrets of its characters and the hidden facets of authoritarianism and hypocrisy in our society.
Read if you: need a break from Gillian Flynn's drunk protagonists.