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Stone in a landslide

Author: Maria Barbal; Laura McGloughlin; Paul Mitchell
Publisher: London : Peirene Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The beginning of the 20th century: 13-year-old Conxa leaves her home village in the Pyrenees to work for her childless aunt. After years of hardship she finds love with Jaume - a love that will be thwarted by the Spanish Civil War. Approaching her own death, Conxa looks back on a life in which she has lost everything except her own indomitable spirit. "There is an understated power in Barbal's depiction of how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barbal, Maria.
Stone in a Landslide.
New York : Peirene Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Barbal; Laura McGloughlin; Paul Mitchell
ISBN: 9781908670007 1908670002
OCLC Number: 792686980
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Pedra de tartera.
Responsibility: Maria Barbal ; translated from the Catalan by Laura McGloughlin and Paul Mitchell.

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The beginning of the 20th century: 13-year-old Conxa leaves her home village in the Pyrenees to work for her childless aunt. After years of hardship she finds love with Jaume - a love that will be thwarted by the Spanish Civil War. Approaching her own death, Conxa looks back on a life in which she has lost everything except her own indomitable spirit. "There is an understated power in Barbal's depiction of how the forces of history can shape the life of the powerless." Financial Times "So vibrant, that it makes me want to take scissors to everything else I read." The Guardian The Catalan mode.

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