Seven Views of the Same Landscape

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Fiction. Translated from the Spanish by Barbara F. Ichiishi. SEVEN VIEWS OF THE SAME LANDSCAPE is a beautiful collection of coming-of-age tales that unfold in post-Civil War Barcelona. Told as remembered episodes largely from a child's perspective, the young Sara is entranced by the glittering, sheltered world of her parents who had sided with Franco in the Civil War. But she soon begins to discern the fault lines running through the larger social landscape and to sense the hypocrisy and cruelty of her parents' ...
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Overview


Fiction. Translated from the Spanish by Barbara F. Ichiishi. SEVEN VIEWS OF THE SAME LANDSCAPE is a beautiful collection of coming-of-age tales that unfold in post-Civil War Barcelona. Told as remembered episodes largely from a child's perspective, the young Sara is entranced by the glittering, sheltered world of her parents who had sided with Franco in the Civil War. But she soon begins to discern the fault lines running through the larger social landscape and to sense the hypocrisy and cruelty of her parents' inbred clan. Rendered in Tusquets's flowing musical prose, the stories offer a uniquely feminine vision of a girl's quest to find love and meaning in an alien adult world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780924047909
  • Publisher: Host Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/30/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 172
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Barcelona in 1936, Esther Tusquets directed the Barcelona publishing house Editorial Lumen from the 1960s to 2000. In the late 1970s Ms. Tusquets published a highly acclaimed narrative cycle which caused a sensation arriving on the scene just after the end of the repressive Franco regime. She has published novels, short story collections, autobiographical works and children's books, all to critical acclaim for their innovative style and feminine consciousness.
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