The Garden of Secrets by Juan; Juan Goytisolo (Author, As Written Down by); Peter Bush (Transl.) Goytisolo

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Fictional Novel
 

About Juan; Juan Goytisolo (Author, As Written Down by); Peter Bush (Transl.) Goytisolo

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Born in Barcelona in 1931, Juan Goytisolo is Spain's greatest living writer. A bitter opponent of the Franco regime, his early novels were banned in Spain. In 1956 he moved to Paris. Since then he has written extensively on the city as melting-pot, the expulsion of the Moors from Europe and the art of reading. In 2004 Goytisolo was awarded the Juan Rulfo International Latin American and Caribbean Prize for Literature. He lives in Morocco.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Serpent's Tail. 192 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Garden of Secrets Juan Goytisolo Serpent's Tail £14.99, pp153 Buy it at BOL Speaking recently in Edinburgh, the man Carlos Fuentes called 'the greatest living Spanish novelist' declared his firm belief that fiction, even for the most politically committed writer, should never be merely a ve...

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The life of Eusebio, a homosexual dissident poet who was a contemporary of Lorca, is the subject of this collection of interrelated short narratives, a tour-de-force in its range of styles and perspectives.

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