The Time Of The Doves by Mercè RodoredaThe Time Of The Doves by Mercè Rodoreda

The Time Of The Doves

byMercè RodoredaTranslated byDavid H. RosenthalIntroduction byDavid H. Rosenthal

Paperback | October 1, 1986

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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.

Mercè Rodoreda is the author of My Christina & Other Stories and Camellia Street-both are available from Graywolf Press.
Title:The Time Of The DovesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.31 × 5.22 × 0.6 inPublished:October 1, 1986Publisher:Graywolf Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0915308754

ISBN - 13:9780915308750

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Editorial Reviews

"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