See How Much I Love You

See How Much I Love You

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See How Much I Love You by Luis Leante

“Wholly entertaining . . . a novel that hooks you in from the first line. An original and dramatic love story set in an innovative context.”—Mario Vargas Llosa

“With vivid imagery of desperate village life and keen insight into multicultural influences, Leante’s rich, often poetic novel of romance and international politics evokes a sensuous yet savage period in this region’s tumultuous history.”—Booklist

A huge bestseller in Spain, See How Much I Love You won the 2007 Alfaguara Prize.

An epic love story: Montse and Santiago meet as teenagers in 1970s Barcelona, a poor boy and a middle-class girl ready for seduction. After they break up, Santiago flees to the western Sahara. Years later, Montse braves war and personal danger to find him.

Luis Leante is a professor of classics at the University of Murcia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714531540
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,300,448
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Luis Leante is a professor of classics at the University of Murcia in Spain. He has written plays, poetry, essays, film scripts and over a dozen novels, winning numerous literary awards. Mira Si Yo Te Querré (See How Much I Love You) was inspired by a 2005 humanitarian trip to the Western Sahara. In 2007 it won the Alfaguara prize Born in Argentina in 1983, educated bilingually at school, and later completed a degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Buenos Aires. After a spell as a researcher for its English Department, he turned to literary journalism and started contributing essays, reviews and interviews to Argentine broadsheets, mostly on Spanish, French and Anglo-American literature.

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