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"'Colm Toibin writes prose of a heartbreaking beauty' Hilary Mantel, Daily Telegraph"

About the Author

Colm Toibin was born in Ireland in 1955. He is the author of five novels, most recently The Master which was shorlisted for the 2004 Man Booker Prize. His non-fiction includes Bad Blood, Homage to Barcelona and The Sign of the Cross. His work has been translated into seventeen languages. He lives in Dublin.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Picador (March 22, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0330373560
  • ISBN-13: 978-0330373562
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.6 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #261,276 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Colm Toibin is the author of four previous novels, The South, The Heather Blazing, The Story of the Night, and The Blackwater Lightship, which was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize. He lives in Dublin.

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Makes me want to return to Barcelona very soon.
C. Hilton
Well written account of the author's time in Barcelona and the rest of Catalonia which demonstrates a unique sensitivity to issues of national identity.
JCF
Good review of Picasso ,Miro and Casals love this book!
Charles Tracy

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By JCF on August 29, 2010
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Well written account of the author's time in Barcelona and the rest of Catalonia which demonstrates a unique sensitivity to issues of national identity. Worthwhile reading for outsiders trying to make sense of the wonderful part of Europe that is Catalunya-the land of Casals, Miró, Dalí- and understand their artistic and cultural milieu.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Charles Tracy on July 22, 2010
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Excellent book for those traveling to Barcelona for the first time.

Well written with excellent details on the cultural and political history over the past century.

Good review of Picasso ,Miro and Casals

love this book!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By C. Hilton on November 6, 2010
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This is a delightful book and a joy to read. It's wonderful mix of many aspects of Barcelona (e.g., history, architecture, food, lifestyle) and some nearby places. Makes me want to return to Barcelona very soon. I'll understand it better next time thanks to this book.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Madeline Bragar on October 13, 2013
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Exceeded my expectations! Should be top of the list for all who love Barcelona, the arts and get the relationship of the Catalonian people and the politics of contemporary Spain.
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