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World Literature Today: Someone Speaks Your Name

 

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In this excerpt from Luis García Montero’s third and latest novel, Someone Speaks Your Name, Granada is gray, sad, and frozen in time by Francisco Franco’s dictatorship. But García Montero’s protagonist, León Egea, is determined to forge his own brighter future, inspired by his love of literature and for a woman. Political awakening drives the momentum of the narrative, which explores the earliest tentative days of the dramatic transition to democracy that lies ahead. “

 

Full Article: http://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/blog/someone-speaks-your-name-luis-garcia-montero#.VaRYBCgWzao

 

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