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Journey to the Alcarria

Camilo Jose Cela

Journey to the Alcarria

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Published by Granta in association with Penguin in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCamilo Jose Cela ; translated by Frances M. Lopez-Morillas.
The Physical Object
Pagination139p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17218262M
ISBN 100140140220


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The region is /5. Anyway, surely his best book it's called La Colmena, not yet published in English, in which He describes the dark moments of the 50's in Spain, from a cultural and a post civil war point of view.

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López-Morillas Introduction by Paul Ilie “It is as a patient observer of the city and countryside that Cela will probably leave his mark on Spanish literature.

Journey to the Alcarria (Spanish: Viaje a la Alcarria) is a travel book by the Spanish Nobel Prize-winning author Camilo José Cela. It was published in Written in the third person, the book describes the author's travels in the Alcarria region of Spain.

It has been described as "the most celebrated Spanish travelogue of all times". Regarded as his greatest book of non-fiction, Journey to the Alcarria should help establish why Cela, at the end ofsurprised an English-language readership unfamiliar with his work by receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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