Work written in 1967. A story that is told by Michael Rogers, a young man who likes to live in the moment and without plans for the future, does not have and does not want a permanent job. He prefers to be free to take advantage of life.
At a certain moment he is doubly passionate, for a place and for a woman: the place is the “Campo del Gitano”; The woman is Ellie Guteman, American and heiress of a great fortune. The two marry in secret and build a beautiful house in the “Campo del Gitano”. But the “Campo del Gitano” is a cursed place and an old gypsy woman, Esther, makes horrible forecasts for Ellie’s future if she doesn’t leave that place. Ellie, the best Amazon, dies in a strange accident on horseback.