Rivas, Manuel Carpenter's Pencil

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Carpenter's Pencil

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"A startling novel. I have rarely read a piece of writing so poetic" ( Daily Telegraph)

"He is an important storyteller because he is sensitive and he has an incredible ear, which, in his fiction, is allied to great ingenuity" (John Berger)

"I learnt more about the Spanish Civil War from The Carpenter's Pencil...than from any history book I've read" (Gunter Grass)

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It is the summer of 1936, the early months of the agonising civil war that engulfs Spain and shakes the rest of the world. In a prison in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the famous porch of the cathedral, the Portico da Gloria. He uses a carpenter's pencil. But instead of reproducing the sculptured faces of the prophets and elders, he draws the faces of his fellow Republican prisoners.

Many years later in post-Franco Spain, a survivor of that period, Doctor Daniel da Barca, returns from exile to his native Galicia, and the threads of past memories begin to be woven together. This poetic and moving novel conveys the horror and savagery of the tragedy that divided Spain, and the experiences of the men and women who lived through it. Yet in the process, it also relates one of the most beautiful love stories imaginable.

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Manuel Rivas
Editorial: Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2003)
ISBN 10: 0099448467 ISBN 13: 9780099448464
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Descripción Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. It is the summer of 1936, the early months of the agonising civil war that engulfs Spain and shakes the rest of the world. In a prison in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the famous porch of the cathedral, the Portico da Gloria. He uses a carpenter s pencil. But instead of reproducing the sculptured faces of the prophets and elders, he draws the faces of his fellow Republican prisoners. Many years later in post-Franco Spain, a survivor of that period, Doctor Daniel da Barca, returns from exile to his native Galicia, and the threads of past memories begin to be woven together. This poetic and moving novel conveys the horror and savagery of the tragedy that divided Spain, and the experiences of the men and women who lived through it. Yet in the process, it also relates one of the most beautiful love stories imaginable. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780099448464

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Manuel Rivas
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Descripción Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. It is the summer of 1936, the early months of the agonising civil war that engulfs Spain and shakes the rest of the world. In a prison in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the famous porch of the cathedral, the Portico da Gloria. He uses a carpenter s pencil. But instead of reproducing the sculptured faces of the prophets and elders, he draws the faces of his fellow Republican prisoners. Many years later in post-Franco Spain, a survivor of that period, Doctor Daniel da Barca, returns from exile to his native Galicia, and the threads of past memories begin to be woven together. This poetic and moving novel conveys the horror and savagery of the tragedy that divided Spain, and the experiences of the men and women who lived through it. Yet in the process, it also relates one of the most beautiful love stories imaginable. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780099448464

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Descripción 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 129mm x 198mm x 12mm. Paperback. It is the summer of 1936, the early months of the agonising civil war that engulfs Spain and shakes the rest of the world. In a prison in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela, an art.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 176 pages. 0.128. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780099448464

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Descripción Vintage 2003-01-02, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-GRD-00410345

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Descripción Random House, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. New edition. Paperback. It is the summer of 1936, in the early months of the civil war that engulfed Spain. In a prison in the city of Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the Portico de la Gloria. He uses a carpenter's pencil. He replaces the faces of the prophets and elders with those of his Republican inmates. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 128. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780099448464

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Descripción Random House. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. New edition. Paperback. It is the summer of 1936, in the early months of the civil war that engulfed Spain. In a prison in the city of Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the Portico de la Gloria. He uses a carpenter's pencil. He replaces the faces of the prophets and elders with those of his Republican inmates. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 128. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780099448464

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Descripción Vintage Publishing. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, The Carpenter's Pencil, Manuel Rivas, It is the summer of 1936, the early months of the agonising civil war that engulfs Spain and shakes the rest of the world. In a prison in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the famous porch of the cathedral, the Portico da Gloria. He uses a carpenter's pencil. But instead of reproducing the sculptured faces of the prophets and elders, he draws the faces of his fellow Republican prisoners. Many years later in post-Franco Spain, a survivor of that period, Doctor Daniel da Barca, returns from exile to his native Galicia, and the threads of past memories begin to be woven together. This poetic and moving novel conveys the horror and savagery of the tragedy that divided Spain, and the experiences of the men and women who lived through it. Yet in the process, it also relates one of the most beautiful love stories imaginable. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780099448464

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