The 5 of the week by Mar Campelo (professor at BU)

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Tuesday / “The frozen heart” by Almudena Grandes

Grandes, Almudena (1960- )

The frozen heart / Almudena Grandes. — 3rd ed. — Barcelona: Tusquets, 2007. — 933 p. ; 21cm — (Wanderings Collection; 625). ISBN 978-84-8310-373-9

PQ 6657.R32 C6 2007

Colossal exercise of historical memory that is around a thousand pages, where he reconstructs the sentimental history of two ideologically opposed families, who lived through the Civil War, exile, Francoism or the transition in different ways. A story told, from the present by the grandchildren or the third generation, "which is the first -Grandes alleges- that dares to ask" (Europa Press).

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