An extremely moving love story translated from the Catalan, which reveals much about the Spanish civil war as ordinary, non-political people had to live it (Diana Athill)
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It's a wonderful book but this new English translation really butchers the story. There is no need to translate the characters names (ex. Read morePublished 12 months ago by dleff13
Can't believe she was hoping to win an award with this. Like reading a children's book. Is this just bad writing or a bad translation?Published 15 months ago by Mrs JA Colley
Very good and interesting story without all the horror dramatized. Felt the main character was a little simplistic which the author had previously refuted. Read morePublished on 29 Oct. 2013 by Mr M Atkinson
Quiet voice, full of life and humanity, takes us with her through the pleasures and struggles of her modest life in Barcelona. Astonishing piece of writing.Published on 18 Oct. 2013 by Mary Hamer