Books set in Spain (86)


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1.

A Gift for a Ghost by Borja Gonzalez EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
"Originally published in 2018 in Spain by Penguin Random House as The black holes"--Copyright page

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Alchimistul by Paulo Coelho RO

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Description:
O data la cateva decenii, apare o carte care schimba pentru totdeauna viata cititorilor sai. Alchimistul lui Paulo Coelho este o astfel de carte. Singura noastra obligatie este sa ne realizam destinul. Extraordinarul roman al lui Paulo Coelho a inspirat milioane de cititori din intreaga lume. Aceasta poveste, uluitoare in simplitatea si intelepciunea ei, este despre un pastor andaluz pe nume Santiago care isi paraseste casa din Spania, aventurandu-se in Africa de Nord in cautarea unei comori ingropate in Piramide. Pe drum intalneste o tiganca tanara si frumoasa, un barbat care isi spune rege s... continue

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An Apartment on Uranus : Chronicles of the Crossing by Paul B. Preciado EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
A “dissident of the gender-sex binary system” reflects on gender transitioning and political and cultural transitions in technoscientific capitalism. Uranus, the frozen giant, is the coldest planet in the solar system as well as a deity in Greek mythology. It is also the inspiration for uranism, a concept coined by the writer Karl Heinrich Ulrich in 1864 to define the “third sex” and the rights of those who “love differently.” Following Ulrich, Paul B. Preciado dreams of an apartment on Uranus where he might live beyond existing power, gender and racial strictures invented by modernity. “My tr... continue

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Aprender a hablar con las plantas by Marta Orriols ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
La primera y esperada novela ganadora del premio Òmnium y el premio L'Illa dels Llibres de una gran autora: el retrato de la encrucijada vital de una mujer. «Marta Orriols tiene la capacidad de fijar con palabras la fugacidad y lo imprevisto de las circunstancias cotidianas.» Ponç Puigdevall, El País « El odio y el amor a veces se acoplan en una sola bola, como gotas de mercurio, y de la amalgama surge un sentimiento pesante y tóxico y extrañamente añorado. Eso es lo que irrita. La añoranza, a pesar de todo.» Paula Cid es una neonatóloga de cuarenta y dos años con una vida ordenada. Apasionada... continue

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Argelagues

Argelagues by Gemma Ruiz CA

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain

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Bloemblad van zee

Bloemblad van zee by Isabel Allende NL

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
Twee jonge Spanjaarden ontvluchten Spanje vanwege de Burgeroorlog en bouwen in Chili een nieuw leven op.

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Carnet de Voyage by Craig Thompson EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
Craig Thompson - the award-winning creator of Blankets and Good-Bye, Chunky Rice - spent three months travelling through Barcelona, the Alps, and France, as well as Morocco, where he was researching his next graphic novel, Habibi. Spontaneous sketches and a travelogue diary document his adventures and quiet moments, creating a raw and intimate portrait of countries, culture and the wandering artist.

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Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones de Sierra EN

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Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
Follows the fortunes of the Estanyol family in medieval Barcelona, whose rise from peasantry is marked by their stoneworker son's role in building the Santa Maria del Mar cathedral and his forbidden love for a Jewish woman.


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Civilisations by Laurent Binet EN

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Country: Europe / France flag France
Description:
It's world history. But not as we know it. c.1000AD: Erik the Red's daughter heads south from Greenland 1492: Columbus does not discover America 1531: the Incas invade Europe Freydis is the leader of a band of Viking warriors who get as far as Panama. Nobody knows what became of them. Five hundred years later, Christopher Columbus is sailing for the Americas, dreaming of gold and conquest. Even when captured, his faith in his mission is unshaken. Thirty years after that, Atahualpa, the last Inca emperor, arrives in a Europe ready for revolution. Fortunately, he has a recent guidebook to acquir... continue