The Spanish Bow

The Spanish Bow

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When Feliu Delargo is born, late-nineteenth-century Spain is a nation slipping from international power and struggling with its own fractured identity, caught between the chaos of post-empire and impending Civil War. Feliu's troubled childhood and rise to fame lead him into a thorny partnership with an even more famous and eccentric figure, the piano prodigy Justo Al-Cerraz. The two musicians' divergent artistic goals and political inclinations threaten to divide them as Spain plunges into Civil War. But as Civil War turns to World War, shared love for their trio partner -- an Italian violinist named Aviva -- forces them into their final and most dangerous collaboration.a€œThey refuse to pay taxes, while our neighbors are losing their farmsa€”except Oviedo, of course.a€ That was ... a€œHow can you do this the night before your nephewa#39;s baptism?a€ Percival ... Youa#39;d like us to talk to someone in the Cortes? Someoneanbsp;...

Title:The Spanish Bow
Author:Andromeda Romano-Lax
Publisher:Random House - 2013-03-31


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