Adventures And Misadventures Of The Extraordinary And Admira Ble Joan Orpi, Conquistador And Founder Of New Catalonia,the

by Max Besora
Adventures And Misadventures Of The Extraordinary And Admira Ble Joan Orpi, Conquistador And Founder Of New Catalonia,the
  • ISBN-13: 9781948830249
  • Author(s): Max Besora
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Imprint: Open Letter
  • Publication Date: 09-03-2021
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
Using historical facts as raw material, and with stellar appearances of characters such as Miguel de Cervantes or the brigand Serrallonga among others, Besora converses with the satirical tradition of works such as Gargantua and Pantagruel, Gulliver's Travels or Don Quixote, to paint a fresco of Catalonia in the seventeenth century and the Golden Age of the Spanish empire, creating a novel, fresh, sharp and bursting with exuberant adventures.
About the book

Using historical facts as raw material, and with stellar appearances of characters such as Miguel de Cervantes or the brigand Serrallonga among others, Besora converses with the satirical tradition of works such as Gargantua and Pantagruel, Gulliver's Travels or Don Quixote, to paint a fresco of Catalonia in the seventeenth century and the Golden Age of the Spanish empire, creating a novel, fresh, sharp and bursting with exuberant adventures.