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Ombres de foc
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 132,490. Language: Catalan. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Integrant figures històriques reals dins d’una complexa trama de personatges de ficció, "Ombres de foc" porta als lectors a un viatge d’intrigues i descobertes situades en les dècades més importants del segle XX.
Peace Boat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic mash up of styles and genres, this collection features over twenty stories inspired by the ports of call on a 2012 voyage with the Japanese NGO Peace Boat. A Japanese maid in Tokyo, a power hungry vizier in Istanbul and a sailor assailed by ghosts while navigating the Panama Canal are just a few of the varied characters to be found inside.
Sunshine and Orange Blossom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ralph Morris’ horizons are broader than his modest upbringing on the coast of North East Lincolnshire might suggest. He combines the thrill of visiting new places and cultures with his love of people watching, a hobby which gives both him and his family much entertainment.
The Baby Voyage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00)
The Baby Voyage is the inspirational and often humorous true account of one U.S. couple’s unconventional decision to pursue their dreams of living and studying abroad, even as they were expecting their first child, by spending a three month maternity leave traveling in Europe. It is not only a great read for travel enthusiasts but also anyone dreaming about what is possible.
Francesc Calvet, el campesino que triunfó en el Barça
Price: $13.05 USD. Words: 40,240. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2013 by OmniaBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
De la dura posguerra a la gloria de las 5 copas. Francesc Calvet ingresó en el Futbol Club Barcelona a los 17 años, justo al terminar la Guerra Civil, y fue jugador del club azul-grana hasta la temporada 1951-52. Este libro recoge la historia y los detalles de la vida futbolística de Calvet y de su implicación en otros aspectos de la vida social de la época.
Las andanzas de Cloti Cahuín
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 80,550. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Larmbooks. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Las andanzas de Cloti Cahuín nacieron para servirme de limpieza mental y para que mis amigos pasaran un rato entretenido. Riendo, llorando, reflexionando conmigo. No pretendo ser semilla de eternidad, pero sí que cada uno de vosotros os quedéis con un pedacito mío y yo con un recuerdo vuestro al pensaros. Nada más. Y nada menos.
Masquerade
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Masquerade is a fantasy poetry story rooted in the concept of carnival and inspired by the trees, buildings and living statues of Barcelona. The sequence of poems follow the fortunes of Kat, a modern working mum, who adopts a range of coping strategies when her daily life is overturned.
The September Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"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.
Chartres Cathedral, Gaudí and the Sagrada Família
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres and the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona are two cornerstones of architecture and of humanity, linked to each other, despite the six centuries that separate them. Both monuments contain a profound message that can be hidden from the average tourist, but which can be deciphered by experienced people who know how to understand the language, following the light of the sun.
Sauntering to Santiago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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In 2012 I took a little walk from Barcelona to the west coast of Spain along the Catalan route of the Camino de Santiago. This is a memoir of my experiences, thoughts, and feelings. Along the way I add my ruminations on olives, Debussy, economics, and Prozac.