The Age of Disenchantments

The Epic Story of Spain's Most Notorious Literary Family and the Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War
Product Number: EB00727718
Released: Mar 05, 2019
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062484215
Publisher: Ecco
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A gripping narrative history of Spain's most brilliant and troubled literary family-a tale about the making of art, myth, and legacy-set against the upheaval of the Spanish Civil War and beyond In this absorbing and atmospheric historical narrative, journalist Aaron Shulman takes us deeply into the circumstances surrounding the Spanish Civil War through the lives, loves, and poetry of the Paneros, Spain's most compelling and eccentric family, whose lives intersected memorably with many of the most storied figures in the art, literature, and politics of the time-from Neruda to Salvador DalI, from Ava Gardner to Pablo Picasso to Roberto BolaNo. Weaving memoir with cultural history and biography, and brought together with vivid storytelling and striking images, The Age of Disenchantments sheds new light on the romance and intellectual ferment of the era while revealing the profound and enduring devastation of the war, the Franco dictatorship, and the country's transition to democracy. A searing tale of love and hatred, art and ambition, and freedom and oppression, The Age of Disenchantments is a chronicle of a family who modeled their lives (and deaths) on the works of art that most inspired and obsessed them and who, in turn, profoundly affected the culture and society around them.

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Author(s): Aaron Shulman
Original Publish Date: Mar 05, 2019

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Author(s): Aaron Shulman
Narrator(s): Tim Andres Pabon
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Author(s): Aaron Shulman
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