Books tagged: catalonia

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The Expat's Pajamas: Barcelona
Price: Free! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wise person observed that visiting a new place for a day makes you an expert but the longer you stay, the less you seem to know. From 2000 to 2005, I lived with my family in Sant Cugat, a Catalan village on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Most of these essays were written and published while avoiding work on my humorous historical novel, “No Roads Lead to Rome.”
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.
The Man Who Was Shot
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From the mountainous hinterlands of Catalonia comes the harrowing tale of a veteran of the Carlist Wars who survives his own execution by firing squad. When he returns from his journey to the hereafter, he is a changed man, known to all of his acquaintances as L'Afusellat--the man who was shot.
The Eastern Pyrenees & Perpignan
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to the French department of the Pyrénées-Orientales including its history, geography, climate, culture, places of interest, transport, sports and activities, options, famous people and including over 100 websites giving details of its hotels, restaurants, self catering accommodation, cultural calendars, towns and cities
Resistance Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free
The Cat, Some Seeds and Fifteen Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An english woman's voyage into the virgin and sometimes bizarre Spain of 1950 and her double life existence between the UK and Catalunya until the present day. The local characters, obscure Spanish laws, evening folk dances, a family run hotel, stray dogs, Catalan nationalists, the plumber, the butcher and the baker all take their part in a cacophony of unpredictable philosophising.
La Sublevación Catalana 1640-1652
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Con la subida al trono de Felipe IV, y con él el Conde-Duque de Olivares, éste incorporó las ideas de reparto y uniformidad fiscal. En 1639 se eligió Cataluña como escenario para las operaciones contra Francia y obligarla a contribuir al esfuerzo de guerra. En este ambiente tan hostil, se produjeron en mayo de 1640 graves incidentes que desembocaron en el denominado “Corpus de Sangre".
Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano
Price: Free! Words: 51,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).
Steep Climb to Elsewhere
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 282,200. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Spanish Civil War lost, brothers Josep and Eduard Balaguer are exiled. The Balaguer women stay behind in their town in the Catalan Pyrenees to face Francisco Franco's vengeful regime until Josep returns home—alone. It will take decades of bribery, smuggling, imprisonment, love affairs, and other adventures to bring the family together again. But what will they have lost on the journey?