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Great periods of History to write about - stage 2 (Tudors to WW2) #Historical #Fiction

Ok, last time I discussed five era’s from Ancient Greece until the Medieval age, this time I’ll be bringing things up until the modern age. 927 more words

Historical

Snippet: María Dueñas' "Temperance"

María Dueñas, La Templanza , 2015, 544 p.

Publisher’s summary:

There was nothing that made Mauro Larrea think that the fortune he built up with years of tenacity and courage would collapse with one big setback. 198 more words

English

Diez escritoras españolas en Zaragoza

Margarita Barbáchano abre este año el cuarto ciclo “Escritoras Españolas”, con una presentación de su libro “El Gran Hotel del Salto”,  en la Biblioteca Municipal de Daroca. 64 more words

Maria Duenas - The Time in Between (2011)

This book falls somewhere in between for me. I didn’t hate it, but I wasn’t dying to pick up and read it either. It wasn’t compelling for me, although some will probably disagree. 273 more words

Reviews

El tiempo entre costuras #trotaleras

El tiempo entre costuras es una popular novela española que relata la vida de la España de principios del siglo XX, justo cuando estalla la Guerra Civil y se instala Franco en el poder. 95 more words

Cultura

Reviewing "The Heart Has Its Reasons" by Spain's Maria Duenas, translated by Elie Kerrigan

The Heart Has Its Reasons,by Spanish author Maria Duenas, is the kind of story that stays with you for days if not longer. Publicity information will tell you that this book is about life’s second chances and renewal — and that would be partly true. 566 more words

Fiction

Review: The Heart Has Its Reasons

The Heart Has Its Reasons

by Maria Duenas
Published by Atria Books
384 pages
Genre: literature
3 / 5

Summary:

A talented college professor in Madrid, Blanca Perea seems to have it all. 570 more words

Literature