The Time of the Doves (Paperback)

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By Merce Rodoreda, David H. Rosenthal (Translator), David H. Rosenthal (Introduction by)
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A timeless masterpiece about a young shopgirl and her experiences during the Spanish Civil War. Vivid. Heartbreaking. Utterly essential.

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Description


The Time of the Doves - by Merce Rodoreda - is the powerfully written story of a naive shop-tender during the Spanish Civil War and beyond, is a rare and moving portrait of a simple soul confronting and surviving a convulsive period in history. The book has been widely translated, and was made into a film.

About the Author


Merce Rodoreda is the author of My Christina & Other Stories and Camellia Street-both are available from Graywolf Press.

Praise For…


"The most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War."—Gabriel García Márquez

"Mercè Rodoreda is the writer I cannot stop talking about."—Alberto Ríos

"[I] read [The Time of the Doves] cover to cover all in one afternoon. When I was finished, I felt as foolish as Balboa discovering the powerful Pacific."—Sandra Cisneros, from her Foreword to Camilla Street

Product Details
ISBN: 9780915308750
ISBN-10: 0915308754
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 1986
Pages: 208
Language: English