This book aims to provide the reader with a guide to Granada. Divided into ten routes, it takes the visitor, step-by-step, from the poet Federico Garcia Lorca's birthplace in the village of Fuente Vaqueros to the site of his assassination, at the beginning of the Civil War, in the foothills outside the city. The author investigates the associations Granada held for Lorca, who was one of Spain's most celebrated poets. Areas such as the Alhambra and the old Moorish quarter of the Albaicin, the Royal Chapel in the cathedral where Ferdinand and Isabella lie buried, and the high mountains south of Granada with their view across the Mediterranean to Africa. This book should prove of interest to any visitor of this region of Andalusia, or anyone interested in Spanish literature. Ian Gibson is the author of "The Assassination of Lorca".From the Publisher:
'If God continues to help me and one day I become really famous,' said Lorca in 1929, 'half the celebrity will be due to Granada.' Ian Gibson, author of the internationally acclaimed biography Federico Garcia Lorca and presenter of the BBC series 'Fire in the Blood', investigates the associations Granada held for Spain's most celebrated poet. Combining literary with practical information, he describes ten routes which take the visitor from Lorca's birthplace to the site of his execution. Lorca's Granada forms a unique guide, essential reading for any visitor to this marvellous region of Andalusia, or any lover of Spanish literature.
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Descripción Faber & Faber, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110571164897
Descripción Faber & Faber, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0571164897