9780915308750

The Time of the Doves

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  • ISBN13:

    9780915308750

  • ISBN10:

    0915308754

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1986-10-01
  • Publisher: Graywolf Press

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Summary

The Time of the Doves, the powerfully written story of a naive shop-tender during the Spanish Civil War and beyond, is a rare and moving portrait of a simple soul confronting and surviving a convulsive period in history. The book has been widely translated, and was made into a film.

Author Biography

Mercè Rodoreda is the author of My Christina & Other Stories and Camellia Street—both are available from Graywolf Press.

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"The most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War."—Gabriel García Márquez

"Mercè Rodoreda is the writer I cannot stop talking about."—Alberto Ríos

"[I] read [The Time of the Doves] cover to cover all in one afternoon. When I was finished, I felt as foolish as Balboa discovering the powerful Pacific."—Sandra Cisneros, from her Foreword to Camilla Street

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