Januari 1748. Een zwarte vrouw dwaalt door Sevilla. Ze kan nergens terecht na haar lange bootreis vanuit Cuba en is de wanhoop nabij - totdat ze Milagros ontmoet, een rebelse jonge zigeunerin. De twee vrouwen worden onafscheidelijk. Dan wordt het Koninklijk Besluit uitgevaardigd dat alle zigeuners moeten worden opgepakt. De vriendinnen verliezen hun vrijheid en elkaar. In Madrid, een smeltkroes va
Title
Koningin op blote voeten
Author
Ildefonso Falcones
Translator
Marga Greuter Margriet Muris
Language
Dutch
Original language
Spanish
Original title
La reina descalza
Distributor
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 2014
35 banden
Original publisher
Luitingh-Sijthoff
Note
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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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