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Magdalena Ruiz Guiñazo is a Argentine journalist who has a column in la Nación and in Perfíl. She also hosts a radio show “Magdalena Tempranísimo” on Radio Continental, between 6 and 9 am. I came to know her as the writer of “La Casa de Los Secretos”, a book I started and finished in one day, and that I loved.

The main character is a 15 year old girl who tells about things she has experienced in her youth, like the death of Evita, as well as things she imagined that could have happened. It is a story of family life in the ’50s, where the whole world was changing. Magdalena takes you to different places in Buenos Aires and makes you (re-)live the past. A past that has always intrigued me. How was life in those beautiful French style houses?

I absolutely loved the story, and the way it was written. Now I am going to check out her other books.