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 beyondIn 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 Dal , from Ava Gardner to Pablo Picasso to Roberto Bola o.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. New Read eBook The Age of Disenchantments: The Epic Story of Spain's Most Notorious Literary Family and the Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War author Aaron Shulman – heartforum.co.uk
Aaron Shulman is the author of the forthcoming non fiction historical narrative The Age of Disenchantments The Epic Story of Spain s Most Notorious Literary Family and the Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War Ecco HarperCollins, March 2019 After growing up in Michigan, Aaron attended Johns Hopkins as an undergrad and then the University of Montana, where he received his MFA in creative writing A former Fulbright scholar, his work has appeared in The Believer, The New Republic, The American Scholar, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among many other places An editorial coach, collaborative writer, and developmental editor, he works with Idea Architects Literary Agency to bring the research of visionary scientists and thinkers to a wide readership He lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California.
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- The Age of Disenchantments: The Epic Story of Spain's Most Notorious Literary Family and the Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War
- Aaron Shulman
- 01 February 2018 Aaron Shulman