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Barcelona, 1901. Er heerst grote sociale onrust in de stad: de armoede van de laagste klassen botst met de luxe van de grote boulevards, waar steeds meer schitterende gebouwen verrijzen.

Dalmau Sala, een arme kunstenaar, zit gevangen tussen deze twee werelden. Aan de ene kant die van zijn familie, en van Emma, zijn grote liefde, die actief de arbeidersstrijd steunen. Aan de andere kant

Title
De schilder van Barcelona
Author
Ildefonso Falcones
Translator
Joke Mayer Fennie Steenhuis
Language
Dutch
Original language
Spanish
Original title
El pintor de almas
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Luitingh-Sijthoff, 2020
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789024589586

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About Ildefonso Falcones

Ildefonso Falcones de Sierra (born 1959) is a Spanish lawyer and writer from Barcelona. He is best known for writing the best-seller Cathedral of the Sea.

Biography

Ildefonso Falcones is the son of a lawyer and homemaker. He had a career as a horseback rider at the age of 17, becoming the Junior Champion of Spain in show jumping, as well as excelling in field hockey. His career in sports ended with his father's death that same year. He studied at the College of San Ignacio's Jesuits in Spain. After which, he began his university studies, attempting to earn degrees in economics and law. He eventually decided to drop his studies in economics to balance his studies of law with a job at a bingo in Barcelona.

He currently practices law at his own law firm, located in the Ensanche district of Barcelona. And although he previously started his work in literature, for the past few years he has had to balance his work with h…Read more on Wikipedia

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