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Colección Austral Espejo roto

  • By Mercé Rodoreda
  • Price: £14.95
  • ISBN: 9788432248238
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 19/06/2020 if you order today
  • Not a catalogue item - details provisional

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A haunting classic of modern Catalan literature from one of Spain.s most prestigious writers

Extending from the prosperous Barcelona of the 1870s to the advent of the Franco dictatorship and the Spanish Civil War, A Broken Mirror traces three generations of a burgeoning aristocratic family at the turn of the 19th century.

When Salvador Valldaura first meets Teresa Goday he is seduced by her velvety eyes and contagious laughter. Valldaura, a wealthy diplomat, and Teresa, a widowed fishmonger's daughter, marry and move into a grand, sprawling villa on the outskirts of Barcelona. In that house, their family flourishes and fractures across a century of change: from Teresa's second husband and her secret, illegitimate son Masdeu, to daughter Sofia and Sofia's playboy husband Eladi, and son, Ramon, tormented by a heinous act from his childhood and unknowingly in love with his half-sister, as well as several generations of servants, ghosts... and even a rodent.

Title details

Series Colección Austral Title Espejo roto
Subject Spanish Language Spanish
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date October 2010 Authors Mercé Rodoreda
Binding Paperback Pages 416
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 260
ESB Code 27066 ISBN 9788432248238
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 19/06/2020 if you order today
  Price £14.95

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