Blood in the Valencian Soil

Blood in the Valencian Soil Pleasure is as fragile as glass Spain March the Spanish Civil War is coming to an end Five young Republicans in the small town of Cuenca know they are on the losing side of the war History only

  • Title: Blood in the Valencian Soil
  • Author: Caroline Angus Baker
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 437
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Pleasure is as fragile as glass Spain, March 1939 the Spanish Civil War is coming to an end Five young Republicans in the small town of Cuenca know they are on the losing side of the war History only recognises the winners, and the group know they could die, all destined to become faceless statistics They concoct a plan to go to Valencia in search of safety, but noPleasure is as fragile as glass Spain, March 1939 the Spanish Civil War is coming to an end Five young Republicans in the small town of Cuenca know they are on the losing side of the war History only recognises the winners, and the group know they could die, all destined to become faceless statistics They concoct a plan to go to Valencia in search of safety, but not all of these young men and women are going to survive Seventy years later, bicycle mechanic Luna Montgomery, the granddaughter of a New Zealand nurse who served during the Spanish Civil War, has made Spain her home A young widow and mother of two little boys, Luna wants to know what became of her Spanish grandfather He is one of the disappeared , one of the hundreds of thousands of Spaniards who were murdered and hidden away during and after the war On a quick trip to Madrid, Luna forms an unlikely friendship with an intelligent and popular bullfighter, Cayetano Beltran, but as Luna presses on to delve into Spain s history for answers, Cayetano struggles with truths he wished he had never found out In an ever changing society that respects and upholds family ties, betrayal by the people that Luna and Cayetano hold dear will hurt them than they could have realised There are old wounds that have yet to heal underneath Spain s pact of forgetting.

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    1. Disclaimer: I received an e-copy in exchange for an honest review.Luna was born in the Netherlands, moved to Spain with her husband, gave birth to two wonderful boys, and then her husband tragically passed. She knows she has ties to Spain via a lost grandfather, and she needs to prove who he was and her relationship to him in order to remain in Spain as a national instead of keeping as Visa as a foreigner. However, trying to track down this man proves to be more difficult than she initially thou [...]


    2. Baker is a seasoned world traveller at heart and it's convincing throughout her story as she describes the settings of countries flawlessly. Readers are allowed to join her through a whirlwind of cities throughout Spain and New Zealand over the span of seven decades. The transition of time is penned with ease, and it's a cinch to get caught up within this tale that boasts family, war and love. It oozes passion and the characters are well-developed and linger with fans of fiction long after we re [...]


    3. Eine verwitwete junge in Spanien lebende Neuseeländerin zwischen zwei Männern. Ihre platonische Beziehung zu einem guten Freund und die alles verschlingende Liebe zu einem charismatischen Stierkämpfer im Jahr 2009 dienen als Rahmenhandlung für eine komplizierte Familiengeschichte zur Zeit des Spanischen Bürgerkriegs. Die Verknüpfung alter und aktueller Liebesgeschichten vor historischer Kulisse gefällt mir sehr gut. Leider wurde der Text nicht auf eine lesbare Länge gekürzt, für die eb [...]


    4. Rating: 8.0/10.0Review: I love the way author Caroline Angus Baker mixes historical fiction with romance fiction. The book starts out as a bit of background for the rest of the book, but what I found was that it was done so well. It's written as part of the story, and not just a dump of information. It includes the characters while maintaining the feel of "necessary for the rest of the book." I did have some trouble pronouncing some of the accented words which caused me to pause and question mys [...]



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