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Academia Europa
     

Academia Europa

by Luis Leante
 

A student’s precarious financial state drives him to desperate measures: a not-so-profitable job at Academia Europa. Here, the young student and poet in the making will discover that walls can forever trap those who inhabit them. Lost in a labyrinth of hallways and classrooms he will discover passion in the form of a woman: Ariadna, the wife of the

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A student’s precarious financial state drives him to desperate measures: a not-so-profitable job at Academia Europa. Here, the young student and poet in the making will discover that walls can forever trap those who inhabit them. Lost in a labyrinth of hallways and classrooms he will discover passion in the form of a woman: Ariadna, the wife of the elderly director. But first, he must navigate through numerous obstacles —a “modern day” Lolita, the shadow of the Minotaur, and Plato’s Allegory of a Cave.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788466322164
Publisher:
Punto de Lectura
Publication date:
01/30/2009
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Luis Leante (Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia, 1963) es licenciado en Filología Clásica por la Universidad de Murcia. Ha escrito teatro, poesía, ensayo, artículos periodísticos y guiones cinematográficos, y ha obtenido diversos premios literarios. En su obra destacan las novelas Camino del jueves rojo (1983), Paisaje con río y Baracoa de fondo (1997), Al final del trayecto (1997), La Edad de Plata (1998), El canto del zaigú (2000), El vuelo de las termitas (2003), Academia Europa (2003) y Mira si yo te querré (2007), galardonada con el Premio Alfaguara 2007. Entre sus libros de relatos, algunos de ellos adaptados al cine, cabe mencionar El último viaje de Efraín (1986) y El criador de canarios (1996).

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