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Back Room - 00 edition

Back Room (ISBN10: 0872863719; ISBN13: 9780872863712)
ISBN13: 978-0872863712
ISBN10: 0872863719

Summary: Winner of Spain's National Prize for Literature, Carmen Martín Gaite's masterpiece The Back Room

In The Back Room Carmen Martín Gaite spins out a hypnotic evocation of one woman's life counterpointed against the social history of modern Spain. The growth of a personal identity and the terrors of fascism are woven together within the delicate fabric of this dreamlike narrative. The result is an intimate and existential confessional -- part auto
biography, part fiction. In direct and simple language, Martín Gaite envisions life within a world besieged. This, her finest work, explores the back room of memory with a quiet but irresistible power.
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Summary: Winner of Spain's National Prize for Literature, Carmen Martín Gaite's masterpiece The Back Room

In The Back Room Carmen Martín Gaite spins out a hypnotic evocation of one woman's life counterpointed against the social history of modern Spain. The growth of a personal identity and the terrors of fascism are woven together within the delicate fabric of this dreamlike narrative. The result is an intimate and existential confessional -- part autobiography, part fiction. In direct and simple language, Martín Gaite envisions life within a world besieged. This, her finest work, explores the back room of memory with a quiet but irresistible power. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: City Lights Books
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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