Nada By Carmen Laforet. Translated by Edith Grossman. I have to admit that, until a month ago, I had never heard of Carmen Laforet. The idea that there might be a lone woman in what seems the unrelievedly male pantheon of Spanish novelists of the post-Civil War era - an era which to outsiders, as Mario Vargas Llosa writes in his introduction to "Nada," seems to reek of "fustiness, sacristy and Francoism" - was like discovering an extra story built in a house you thought you knew. It was originally published in , when its author was 23, and it created a sensation in Barcelona.
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The Spanish Decameron is an anthology of 54 Spanish short stories selected and edited by Andrea Imrei. Julio Carrion Gonzalez, a man of tremendous wealth and influence in Madrid, has come home to be buried.
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His father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. At the age of sixteen, Diego is sent to Spain, a country chafing under the corruption of Napoleonic rule. He soon joins La Justicia, a secret underground resistance movement devoted to helping the powerless and the poor. Between the New World and the Old, the persona of Zorro is formed, a great hero is born, and the legend begins. After many adventures — duels at dawn, fierce battles with pirates at sea, and impossible rescues — Diego de la Vega, a.
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Overview Details Reviews 0. Customer Reviews 0. Collection of Short Stories I. Zorro by: Isabel Allende A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, Diego de la Vega is a child of two worlds. Collection of Short Stories II.
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She received the Premio Nadal in Laforet was born in Barcelona, Spain , but at the age of 2 she moved with her family to the Canary Islands where she spent her childhood. In at the age of 18, Laforet left for Barcelona where she studied Philosophy at the University of Barcelona while living with relatives. In she departed for Madrid where she studied Law at the Universidad Complutense.