About this book
A work that is at once a moving love story and a history of 20th century Catalonia with a universal theme: the search for understanding in a changing world. Translated by Laura McGloughlin and Paul Mitchell.
The beginning of the 20th century - 13-year-old Conxa has to leave her village in the Pyrenees to work for her aunt. After years of hard labour, she finds love with Jaume - a love that will be thwarted by the Spanish Civil War. Approaching her own death, Conxa looks back on a life in which she has lost everything except her own indomitable spirit.
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