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The novelist from Rosario, Rosario Raro, hands over to AVITE the donation of part of the income from the rights to her novel "La huella de una carta", where the victims of thalidomide are the center of it (22/06/2018)

In the morning of today, the donation of part of the income of the rights of the novel "La huella de una carta", by the Castellón-born writer from Segorbe, Rosario Raro, to the Asociación de Alcantarilla Victims of Thalidomide in Spain (AVITE), with the presence of the president at the national level, the sewer, José Riquelme López, witnessing it, as requested by the Association, the mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, municipality where at the national level they also have the AVITE headquarters.

With this the writer also fulfills his wishes to do it in our city, place of birth and residence of the president and national headquarters, after the book is almost a year on the street, in this edition that the writer publishes with the publisher Planet.

In the act have also been present several affected thalidomide members of AVITE arrived from several points of Spain, along with members of the Municipal Corporation and different associations and groups of Sewer who have not wanted to miss the same

The donation is made by the writer, on the income generated by the sale of the book, because as she herself has said repeatedly: the real protagonists of the novel The footprint of a letter, are those affected by thalidomide, represented by AVITE .

This afternoon, at 7:00 p.m., in the auditorium of the Citizen Participation Center, next to the Huerta Museum, the writer will present the novel in Alcantarilla, she did it in Murcia at the Almudí, in September of last year .

In the same will be sheltered by those affected by thalidomide and the audience will have the opportunity to meet with the subsequent novelist where they can dedicate "The footprint of a letter",

Rosario Raro, said that "those who also make the donation to AVITE are the readers of this novel published by the Planeta publishing house.I have contributed my documentation and writing work for almost three years.I continue with the continuous promotion of the book and especially of the history that narrates for our country, but those who have bought it and have approached this event, have also collaborated and have also become aware of this injustice, thanks to everyone and those affected by your example, we could be any of us " .

"The footprint of a letter" is a novel with 544 pages, as defined by the publisher, "A very successful sentimental office, some letters that hide a dark business, and a brave woman willing to do anything".

The peaceful life of Nuria with her husband, a commercial who does not see what he wanted, is altered when she reads in the press an enigmatic ad that awakens her dream of writing.

Without knowing for sure what it is, she agrees to become the anonymous writer of the answers to the letters that Elena Francis' radio office receives.

His work seems simple: take charge of answering the letters that do not give time to radiate.

But everything changes when a desperate listener speaks of children born with terrible malformations.

Nuria decides to investigate her origin and uncovers an international corruption scheme that will put her life in check and change her destiny forever. "

Rosario Raro (Segorbe, Castellón, 1971) is a professor of Creative Writing at the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón since its foundation in 2004, PhD in Hispanic Philology, with a thesis with the CUM LAUDE qualification- "Expanded texts: the form of writing on the internet: a pragmatic analysis of the communicative environment of blogs and deals with writing on the web "and postgraduate studies in Business Communication and Pedagogy.

For more than twenty years he has taught literary courses and workshops for numerous institutions.

His work has been translated into Catalan, Japanese and French and recognized with numerous literary awards, both national and international.

He lived for a decade in Lima (Peru), where he studied at the Universidad Mayor de San Marcos (paradoxical coincidence, since one of our illustrious sons, the Lorente Sage, Mr. Sebastián Lorente Ibáñez, was the first of the deans of Letters of this University, there has its great avenue and its sculpture is in the Park of the Universities, a tremendously important man in that country as a precursor of Education in it, for that reason the mayor wanted to surprise the novelist and next to the Town Hall in the Plaza del Olmo came to be photographed in the sculpture that Alcantarilla has to Sabio Lorente) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica.

With his literary work has won numerous international awards (City of Huelva, Magda Portal of the Ministry of Women of Peru, Crossing Cultures, Athenaeum Galdós City of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Equality of Aranda, Woman Kimetz Elkartea de Ordizia, Tecnocuentos RNE , Words of Woman, etc. In 2009 she was one of the two Spanish finalists in the literary writing contest Virtuality Caza de letras from UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) and the international novel prize Vargas Llosa from Alfaguara publishing house.

She is the author of, among other works, the books: Road of the Boca do Infierno, Surmenage, Losing the trial, The due years, Finland, The key of Medusa, Disarmed and invincible, The soul of the machines, Back to Canfranc and The footprint of a letter.

The imprint of a letter is his last novel, written after the success with Back to Canfranc.

Of this novel in its edition with Planeta in 2015, in its French version Dernier train pour Canfranc (Editions Kero, 2017), seven editions have been published so far, being finalist of the prizes of the Valencian critic and acquiring the producer Diagonal TV the audiovisual rights of the same for its adaptation to the screen.

"The footprint of a letter" is published by the publisher Booket (26/04/2016) and by the Editorial Planeta (05/23/2017)

Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla

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