What is real?
“I don’t know what you thought you saw under the house,” Hector says, “But I assure you there isn’t anything there now.”
Does the room Marta discovers really exist?
Throughout the novel, as Marta gets flashes of either memory or hallucination, a picture begins to form for us. A room which smells of mildew and is just big enough for a single bed, a toilet and a sink. A place which is painfully familiar. But was it ever really there?
“The things I saw can’t have come out of nowhere…Hector is covering himself. He would rather have me locked away than admit to what he’s done…”
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“Oh dear: Marta hasn’t been taking her pills and she’s hallucinating again. Better get her on a stronger batch. Then things will get back to normal. She was like this when I first met her, and she’ll be herself again soon.” Click Hector to find out if Marta is delusional