Aguilar returns home after a short business trip only to find that his wife, Agustina, has gone mad. Having no idea what could have happened, he begins to investigate. What he discovers are deep and disturbing facts hidden in the past of the woman he loves. Delirio is a story of love and madness, mysteries and secrets in the midst of the breakdown of Colombian society. The narrative energy, in which the suspense is held until a hopeful end, closes a wonderfully constructed, magnificently narrated and brilliantly developed novel.