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Vermeer's Milkmaid and Other Stories

by Manuel Rivas

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The everyday lives of the memorable Galician characters may be desperately harsh and filled with pain and solitude, but their situations are always redeemed by humor and tenderness in this collection of sixteen short stories by prizewinning Spanish writer Manuel Rivas. Rivas draws on folktales, fantasy, and, most deeply, human psychology to create haunting tiny dramas.… (more)

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Consiste en un conjunto de dieciséis relatos que aúnan un estilo periodístico con temas posmodernos y clásicos. Entre los relatos se encuentra La lengua de las mariposas, cuya adaptación fue llevada al cine por José Luis Cuerda. ( )
  BibliotecaUNED | Jul 19, 2010 |
Varios cuentos incluida la Lengua de las Mariposas ( )
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Contains sixteen short stories. Do not combine with Butterfly's Tongue, which contains only the three stories upon which the film of the same title is based.
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The everyday lives of the memorable Galician characters may be desperately harsh and filled with pain and solitude, but their situations are always redeemed by humor and tenderness in this collection of sixteen short stories by prizewinning Spanish writer Manuel Rivas. Rivas draws on folktales, fantasy, and, most deeply, human psychology to create haunting tiny dramas.

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