The Bitter Taste of Time: A Novel by PDF

ISBN-10: 0006481507

ISBN-13: 9780006481508

ISBN-10: 0312364679

ISBN-13: 9780312364670

A richly layered and evocative novel concerning the lives and loves of a family members of exceptional Spanish women

Set in northern Spain from 1920 to the current, The sour style of Time is the compelling tale of the Encarna ladies, whose lives are either tragic and lovely. After the dying of her husband, the family's wonderful and enforcing matriarch, Maria Encarna, turns her granite residence right into a pensión, commencing it as much as strangers with colourful tales and darkish pasts. There she lives along with her single sisters, her daughters, and her granddaughter.

Through the Spanish Civil struggle, a dictatorship, and the early years of a brand new democracy, the Encarnas turn into the wealthiest relatives on the town. but regardless of their luck and tenacity, tragedy comes calling, frequently within the kind of a man—and in most cases on a Friday.

By turns humorous and relocating, The sour flavor of Time is a completely exciting read.

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