Nueva edición de Soldados de Salamina, novela imprescindible del siglo XXI, revisada a fondo por el autor y rematada por un esclarecedor. : Soldados de Salamina / Soldiers of Salamis (Spanish Edition) ( ): Javier Cercas: Books. Nueva edición de Soldados de Salamina, novela imprescindible del siglo XXI, revisada a fondo por el autor y rematada por un esclarecedor epílogo escrito por .

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Many of the corpses of those shot who had been exhumed, had their hands tied behind their backs. Chapter 3 is a surreal who-done-it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Our teachers did not teach us at least in the provincial public elementary school where I came from that it was actually Aguinaldo who ordered the execution of Bonifacio. Well, the problem was that all the roads, buildings, and national monuments in the country were named in honor of the Franco dictatorship sqlamina its heroes.

For the strategists, for the politicians, for the historians, it is all clear: Soldiers of Salamis has sometimes been viewed in the context of a national debate in the first decade of the twenty-first century about how the Spanish Civil War should be commemorated. So anyway, after Franco died, Spain was lucky enough to have had good King Juan Carlos named by Franco as his ealamina, and as we all know, he was a spanking good chap who helped Spain along and even through a second right-wing coup attempt on its teetering legs towards Democracy.


Damn, this guy is subtle. View all 33 comments. Cercxs by Javier Cercas.

Soldados de Salamina / Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas | : Books

As Cercas sifts the evidence to establish what happened, he realises that the true hero may not be Sanchez Mazas at all, but the soldier who chose not to shoot him. The fiction is already there. La historia cuenta de hechos y personajes reales y otros ficticios, y a veces cerczs verdades a medias. How many have you seen with, at the very least, the names of the fallen from both sides?

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This man, Antoni Miralles, will not say straight out whether he was the man or not. All the right-wingers whose family members died in the right-vs. Garcia Lorca, for example.

One of which is this one: The character of Miralles, then, though presented as part of a paean to memory and the power of testimony, in fact functions within the novel to help us forget its own portrayal of Falangism. Retrieved 24 November Otra edition Language: Skip to content In saalmina final moments of the Spanish Civil War, fifty prominent Nationalist prisoners are executed by firing squad.


It’s ‘about those inconceivable moments when all of civilisation depends on a single man, and about that man and about how civilisation repays that man. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Some very good stuff here. Venne scoperto da un Miliziano: Now I recently listened to a podcast interview with Cercas, and even in his Epilogue to the edition, I was puzzled.

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This is the part where he introduced the Chilean novelist, Roberto Bolano of popular contemporary novels likeSavage Detectives, etc. Death and the Maiden, Spanish Edition. Wait, in the first place, do we always need to? This part is full of everything which seemed to be missing in the first two parts: Cercas’s jvier comes in the third section of the novel.

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Sanchez Mazas becomes a national hero and the soldier disappears into history.