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Manipulación
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: Spanish. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Todo empezó por casualidad, al final los escarmientos y venganzas hicieron mella en Manipulación.
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer: Legends-A Selection
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
The fourteen legends, translated from Spanish to English in this volume, show Bécquer at the peak of his ability to render environments in which the human spirit expands its emotional desires in ways that can be as uplifting as they are destructive.
Novena for the Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"I found myself in the grips of an obsession: death, death, death. All of the dead in my family were turning up in my thoughts. My good grandfather, my little brother, an old maid whose body I had seen lain out—they reappeared before my eyes, lying on black biers, as pale as wax, with sunken eyes, turned to stone in the impressive state of eternal slumber."
The September Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Liberty, fraternity, equality! . . . What noble heart could take fright at the triumph of such Christian principles?" So the narrator of Oller's ironic tale of bitter disillusionment with youthful ideals asks himself only shortly before a mob of unruly revolutionaries comes to burn and pillage his family's house. Translated from Catalan by G. López de Górgolas.
The Back Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"The Back Room" is an English translation of "La rebotiga," Catalan journalist Robert Robert's gently ironic account of a desultory evening gathering in the room in back of an apothecary's. Josep Pla, in his diary, calls it the finest piece of writing in Catalan from the so-called Renaixença.
Benedictino
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
For years, the aging civil servant Abel had been saving, for just the right occasion, two bottles of a precious liquor made by the monks of a Benedictine abbey. But in a cruel irony one of the bottles is uncorked by his friend Joaquín (known as Cain) in circumstances altogether different from those he had envisaged.
El último invierno
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El protagonista ha vivido la lucha, la ilusión, la esperanza del tardofranquismo y la transición. Se supone que también el consiguiente desencanto diluido en toda la crónica nacional que el relato conlleva. Vivir a pleno pulmón de deportista, con sus hazañas de ascensiones alpinas, y la admiración de sus fraternos héroes. Inquieto escolar, con sus recorridos por España y toda Europa en un...