Barcelona Dreaming: A Novel

June 1, 2021|
Barcelona Dreaming: A Novel by Rupert Thomson
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Set on the eve of the financial crash of 2008, this evocative novel is made up of three stories linked by time and place, and also by the moving, unexpected interactions of a rich cast of characters.

 
Barcelona Dreaming is narrated, in turn, by an English woman who runs a gift shop, an alcoholic jazz pianist, and a translator tormented by unrequited love, all of whose lives will be changed forever. Underpinning the novel, and casting a long shadow, is a crime committed against a young Moroccan immigrant.
 
Exploring themes of addiction, racism, celebrity, immigration, and self-delusion, and fueled by a longing for the unattainable and a nostalgia for what is about to be lost, Barcelona Dreaming is a love letter to one of the world’s most beautiful cities and a powerful and poignant fable for our uncertain times.
Rupert Thomson is the author of twelve highly acclaimed novels, including Katherine Carlyle; Secrecy; The Insult, which was short-listed for the Guardian Fiction Prize and selected by David Bowie as one of his 100 Must-Read Books of All Time; The Book of Revelation, which was made into a feature film by Ana Kokkinos; and Death of a Mur...
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Title:Barcelona Dreaming: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.97 X 5.24 X 0.55 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.97 X 5.24 X 0.55 in
Published:June 1, 2021
Publisher:Other Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781635420425

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