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Connie and Himilce begin the interview discussing the background of the book and the nature of the relationship of the main characters. They proceed to talk about the presence of incest in the novel before moving on to consider the title’s meaning and the genre of magical realism in Latin American literary culture, and how Himilce’s work conforms to the genre. Connie has Himilce read a passage from the book, and Connie closes the interview requesting an autograph for her copy of the book.