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A Woman Unknown free pdf Lucia Graves, daughter of the poet Robert Graves and his wife Beryl, grew up in the beautiful village of Deia on the island of Majorca. Neither Spanish nor Catholic by birth, she nevertheless absorbed the different traditions of Spain and felt the full impact of Franco's dictatorship through the experience of her education. Lucia found herself continually bridging the gaps between Catalan, Spanish and English, as she picked up the patterns and nuances that contain the essence of each culture. Portraying her life as a child watching the hills lit up by bonfires on Good Friday, or, years later, walking through the haunting backstreets of the Jewish quarter of Girona, this is a personal memoir which provides a first-hand account of Catalonia, where Lucia lived and raised a family. It is also a perceptive appraisal of a country burdened by tradition yet coming to terms with political change as the decades moved on.

About Lucia Graves

Lucia Graves is the daughter of Robert Graves, the poet and novelist, and his wife Beryl. She was born in England and brought up in Deja, Mallorca. She has three daughters, and now lives in London

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Author : Lucia Graves
Publisher : Virago Press Ltd
Data Published : 06 April 2000
ISBN : 1860495532
EAN : 9781860495533
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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