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The Time of the Doves

Mercè Rodoreda, David H. Rosenthal (Translated by), David H. Rosenthal (Introduction by)

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Description

The Time of the Doves - by Mercè Rodoreda - is the powerfully written story of a naïve shop-tender during the Spanish Civil War and beyond, is a rare and moving portrait of a simple soul confronting and surviving a convulsive period in history. The book has been widely translated, and was made into a film.



Praise For The Time of the Doves

“The most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War.” —Gabriel García Márquez

“Mercè Rodoreda is the writer I cannot stop talking about.” —Alberto Ríos

“[I] read [The Time of the Doves] cover to cover all in one afternoon. When I was finished, I felt as foolish as Balboa discovering the powerful Pacific.” —Sandra Cisneros, from her Foreword to Camilla Street

Graywolf Press, 9780915308750, 208pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1986



About the Author

Mercè Rodoreda is the author of My Christina & Other Stories and Camellia Street-both are available from Graywolf Press.