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The Spanish bow

by Andromeda Romano-Lax

  • 52 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Melia [distributor] in San Diego, Calif, Godalming .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt; London: William Heinemann, 2007.

StatementAndromeda Romano-Lax
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24392100M
ISBN 100156034093
ISBN 109780156034098
OCLC/WorldCa213451564

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Andromeda Romano-Lax has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Andromeda Romano-Lax’s most popular book is The Spanish Bow. The Spanish Bow. By: Andromeda Romano-Lax. Narrated by: Paul Michael. Free with day trial $/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime. Publisher's Summary. In a dusty, turn-of-the-century Catalan village, the bequest of a cello bow sets young Feliu Delargo on the unlikely path of becoming a musician. This is a wonderful book set.

  “Feliz was the Spanish name my mother wanted for me. Not a family name, not a local name, just a hope, stated in the farthest-reaching language she knew”Author: ANDROMEDA ROMANO-LAX. In her extraordinary, gripping debut novel, The Spanish Bow, impractical idealism appears once again to lose the eternal battle against the evil forces of the world. This time that idealism takes the form of the glorious cello music of Feliu Delargo, Romano-Lax's omniscient narrator (modeled loosely on .


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Shelves: concierge, library, book-club, war, spain. The novel follows the fictitious cellist Feliu Delargo from his birth in a Catalan village in to the concert halls of Spain, France and Germany in the early 20th century and finally to the train depot in a small French port city in October /5.

The Spanish Bow is a haunting fugue of music, politics, and passion set against half a century of Spanish history, from the tail end of the nineteenth century up through the Spanish Civil War and World War II/5(45).

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So begins The Spanish Bow and the remarkable history of Feliu Delargo, who just misses being “Feliz” by a misunderstanding at his birth—which he barely survives. The bequest of a cello bow sets Feliu on the course of becoming a musician, an unlikely destiny given his beginnings in a dusty village in Catalonia.4/5(2).

PRAISE FOR THE SPANISH BOW "Ambition, imagination, and luck are equal components of art and, this book seems to suggest, of political life.

By choosing the bow, his father's accidental gift, Feliu opens a 'world of tastes and sensations' far more enduring than the toy of the moment, and Romano-Lax makes an impressive and richly atmospheric debut."/5(45). PRAISE FOR THE SPANISH BOW "Ambition, imagination, and luck are equal components of art and, this book seems to suggest, of political life.

By choosing the bow, his father's accidental gift, Feliu opens a 'world of tastes and sensations' far more enduring than the toy of the moment, and Romano-Lax makes an impressive and richly atmospheric debut.". This question is asked throughout Andromeda Romano-Lax's ambitious debut, The Spanish Bow, a sweeping memoir of a fictional Spanish cellist, Feliu : Ben Bollig.

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Andromeda Romano-Lax worked as a freelance journalist and travel writer before turning to fiction. Her first novel, The Spanish Bow, was translated into eleven languages and was chosen as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, BookSense pick, and one of Library Journal’s Best Books of the Year/5.

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Parents who have agonized over choosing the right gifts for their children — T.M.X. Elmo, Holiday Barbie, Nintendo Wii — may find the early chapters of “The Spanish Bow” instructive. Get this from a library. The Spanish bow. [Andromeda Romano-Lax] -- In a dusty, turn-of-the-century Catalan village, the bequest of a cello bow sets young Feliu Delargo on an unlikely path.

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When a local landowner's wrath threatens his family, the Spanish bow leads Feliu to anarchist Barcelona, then on to the court in Madrid, where a music master's daughter gives him his first lessons in the art of love. The Spanish Bow Andromeda Romano-Lax, Author. Harcourt $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

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