Published in 1982, Aracoeli is the story of a relationship between mother and son, initially exclusive and total, the memory becomes a prison sentence. "My mother was Andalusian. By chance, her parents would, of birth, and the other one, the same last name Muñoz: so that she, according to Spanish usage, bore the double surname Muñoz Muñoz. Of his first name, was called Aracoeli. "Thus begins this novel, in which Manuel, forty-year failed and unhappy homosexual, he regrets his childhood paradise lived in symbiosis with the mother Aracoeli, a wild Andalusian girl married to an Italian naval officer. Manuel for the end of childhood is configured as an expulsion from Eden, and through no fault of his memory is a prison and misfortune, as the mother, stricken by a mysterious disease, died with outraging the families with a demented fury and lustful.