Matadora: A Novel

March 1, 2013|
Matadora: A Novel by Elizabeth Ruth
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Set in Spain and Mexico during the 1930s, Matadora tells the story of Luna Caballero Garcia, an impoverished and intrepid servant attempting to make her name in the bullring at a time when it was illegal for a girl to do so. Matadora carries readers from bohemian artistic circles in Mexico City and Andalusia to Norman Bethune''s mobile blood transfusions on the Madrid front.

Against a backdrop of rising fascism and the Spanish Civil War, Elizabeth Ruth has created a powerful and compelling exploration of love, art, and politics, and an intelligent mirror for our times.

Boldly sensual, with a cast of unforgettable characters and a plot that will keep readers on the edge of their seats, Matadora is easily one of the most original books of the year.

Elizabeth Ruth’s first novel, Ten Good Seconds of Silence, was a finalist for the Writers Trust of Canada Fiction Prize, the Best First Novel Award and the City of Toronto Book Award, and was named a top 10 book of the year by NOW Magazine, the Vancouver Sun, and the London Free Press. Smoke, her second novel, was chos...
Title:Matadora: A Novel
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.47 X 5.58 X 0.86 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.47 X 5.58 X 0.86 in
Published:March 1, 2013
Publisher:Cormorant Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770862081

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