Our Last Days in Barcelona (Libro en Inglés)

$ 660.00
ISBN: 9780593197820
por Berkley
ISBN: 9780593197820
Editorial: Berkley
Autor: Cleeton, Chanel
Año de edición: 2022
N° Paginas: 320
Tipo de pasta: Pasta blanda
Descripción: An NPR Best Book of 2022“A master class in family and political drama, in star-crossed love stories and in capturing the enormity of what home is.”—NPRWhen Isabel Perez travels to Barcelona to save her sister Beatriz, she discovers a shocking family secret in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s new novel.Barcelona, 1964. Exiled from Cuba after the revolution, Isabel Perez has learned to guard her heart and protect her family at all costs. After Isabel’s sister Beatriz disappears in Barcelona, Isabel goes to Spain in search of her. Joining forces with an unlikely ally thrusts Isabel into her sister’s dangerous world of espionage, but it’s an unearthed piece of family history that transforms Isabel’s life.Barcelona, 1936. Alicia Perez arrives in Barcelona after a difficult voyage from Cuba, her marriage in jeopardy and her young daughter Isabel in tow. Violence brews in Spain, the country on the brink of civil war, the rise of fascism threatening the world. When Cubans journey to Spain to join the International Brigades, Alicia’s past comes back to haunt her as she is unexpectedly reunited with the man who once held her heart.Alicia and Isabel’s lives intertwine, and the past and present collide, as a mother and daughter are forced to choose between their family’s expectations and following their hearts.Review“There's no one better than Cleeton at intertwining tales of mothers and daughters with war and revolution… a riveting tale.”—Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Diamond Eye“Cleeton is a master at weaving together stories across dual timelines, and this is no exception. The novel pulses with her signature blend of intrigue, betrayal, and the redemptive power of unleashing family secrets.”—Entertainment Weekly“Cleeton vividly describes Barcelona through the eyes of her protagonists; the city, and its mixture of art and tragedy, is the perfect backdrop for Alicia's struggle and Isabel's soul-searching…. The Perez women display their strength in very different ways, and Cleeton celebrates each for their fortitude…[and] sensitively explores the multiple factors that affect her characters' decisions. Their lives are shaped not only by political events at home and abroad, but by their family's expectations and their precarious social status as immigrants to the U.S. Full of rich historical detail and vibrant characters, Our Last Days in Barcelona stands on its own, but also gives readers another glimpse into the continuing story of the Perez family.”—Shelf Awareness“Cleeton weaves the three women’s stories together to create another charming historical novel about strong women facing adversity in life and love, who are passionately loyal to family and forever yearning for their lost homeland.”—Booklist“Cleeton’s devoted fans as well as readers new to her work will be captivated by this original and evocative story of love, loyalty, betrayal and redemption.”—Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman With the Blue Star“A profoundly moving story about sacrifices made in the name of family and legacy, and the lasting repercussions of losing one’s homeland. Utterly captivating.”—Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Magnolia Palace“Since her bestselling debut, Next Year In Havana, Chanel Cleeton has been a go-to for historical fiction that delivers complex female characters and gripping family drama. … Cleeton is a master at weaving storylines brimming with intrigue and the prevailing power of love.”—Oprah Daily“This novel of family, loss, and war is not only an extraordinary journey through some of the 20th century's most pivotal struggles, but also an epic tale of what can happen when we have the courage to face who we really are—perhaps the most revolutionary thought of all. I loved it."—Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names“Nobody writes about the special bond between sis
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