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Una historia de España

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Por primera vez un volumen re ne la historia de Espa a escrita por Arturo P rez-Reverte durante m s de cuatro a os en su columna Patente de corso del XL Semanal. Un relato ameno, personal, a ratos ir nico, pero siempre nico, de nuestra accidentada historia a trav s de los siglos. Una obra concebida por el autor para, en palabras suyas, divertirme, releer y disfrutar; un pretexto para mirar atr s desde los tiempos remotos hasta el presente, reflexionar un poco sobre ello y contarlo por escrito de una manera poco ortodoxa.

A lo largo de los 91 cap tulos m s el ep logo de los que consta el libro, Arturo P rez-Reverte narra los principales acontecimientos ocurridos desde los or genes de nuestra historia y hasta el final de la Transici n con una mirada subjetiva, construida con las dosis exactas de lecturas, experiencia y sentido com n. La misma mirada con que escribo novelas y art culos -dice el autor-; no la eleg yo, sino que es resultado de todas esas cosas: la visi n, cida m s a menudo que dulce, de quien, como dice un personaje de una de mis novelas, sabe que ser l cido en Espa a aparej siempre mucha amargura, mucha soledad y mucha desesperanza. .- Arturo P rez-Reverte

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

For the first time, one volume gathers the history of Spain as written by Arturo P rez-Reverte over the course of more than four years in his “Patente de corso” (“Carte Blanche”) column for XL Semanal.

An entertaining, personal, and sometimes ironic but always unique tale of Spain’s turbulent history throughout the centuries. A work conceptualized by the author to, in his words, “entertain me, re-read and enjoy; a pretext for looking back through time from the very beginning until the present, reflecting a little about it, and telling it in writing in an unorthodox way.”

Throughout the 91 chapters plus the epilogue of the book, Arturo P rez-Reverte narrates the main events from Spain’s origin and up through the end of the Transition with a subjective view, made up of precise measures of reading, experience, and common sense. “The same view with which I write novels and articles,” says the author, “… I didn’t choose it myself; it’s the result of all those things: as one of my novel’s characters says it, it’s the vision, harsh yet frequently sweet, of someone who knows that being lucid in Spain has always entailed bitterness, loneliness, and despair.” -Arturo P rez-Reverte

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ISBN 9788420438177
Publication Date 2019/03/14
Page Number 264
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CHARTING PERIOD July_2019
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RANKING 6
RRP 18.17
ASP 0.00
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