Walking the Lions

Walking the Lions When New Yorker Alex Nadal inherits his aunt s farm near Barcelona he is than intrigued First because his aunt appears to have died twice once at the end of the Spanish Civil War and again sixty year

  • Title: Walking the Lions
  • Author: Stephen Burgen
  • ISBN: 9781472127372
  • Page: 492
  • Format: ebook
  • When New Yorker Alex Nadal inherits his aunt s farm near Barcelona he is than intrigued First, because his aunt appears to have died twice once at the end of the Spanish Civil War and again sixty years later and secondly because he is curious about his Catalan roots, about which his father has always maintained a stony silence.But his arrival on Spanish soil is nWhen New Yorker Alex Nadal inherits his aunt s farm near Barcelona he is than intrigued First, because his aunt appears to have died twice once at the end of the Spanish Civil War and again sixty years later and secondly because he is curious about his Catalan roots, about which his father has always maintained a stony silence.But his arrival on Spanish soil is not a prodigal s return indeed he is made to feel very unwelcome He asks too many questions which are met with either hostility or silence, until Alex begins to understand that in this sun baked and ancient land the past is not history but merely unfinished business And in the end it s a simple ultimatum finish it or it will finish him.

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