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The Disenchantment Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBA gripping narrative history of Spain s most brilliant and troubled literary family a tale about the making of art, myth, and legacy set against the upheaval of the Spanish Civil War and beyondIn this absorbing and atmospheric historical narrative, journalist Aaron Shulman takes us deeply into the circumstances surrounding the Spanish Civil War through the lives, loves, and poetry of the Paneros, Spain s most compelling and eccentric family, whose lives intersected memorably with many of the most storied figures in the art, literature, and politics of the time from Neruda to Salvador Dal , from Ava Gardner to Pablo Picasso to Roberto Bola oWeaving memoir with cultural history and biography, and brought together with vivid storytelling and striking images, The Age of Disenchantments sheds new light on the romance and intellectual ferment of the era while revealing the profound and enduring devastation of the war, the Franco dictatorship, and the country s transition to democracyA searing tale of love and hatred, art and ambition, and freedom and oppression, The Age of Disenchantments is a chronicle of a family who modeled their lives and deaths on the works of art that most inspired and obsessed them and who, in turn, profoundly affected the culture and society around them.


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  1. Peter Turnbull Peter Turnbull says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBIn 1972 73, my junior year in college, I lived with the Panero family the subject of this book in Madrid during a six month study abroad period Franco was still living Leopoldo Panero, the patriarch of the family, had been dead 11 years I knew that he had been a well known poet, but nothing else His widow, Felicidad, was a very elegant, well spoken, aristocratic woman with a mind of her own, and talent, but had a troubled life I sensed she had Republican sympathies and didn t think much In 1972 73, my junior year in college, I lived with the Panero family the subject of this book in Madrid during a six month study abroad period Franco was still living Leopoldo Panero, the patriarch of the family, had been dead 11 years I knew that he had been a well known poet, but nothing else His widow, Felicidad, was a very elegant, well spoken, aristocratic woman with a mind of her own, and talent, but had a troubled life I sensed she had Republican sympathi


  2. Louise Louise says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBThe story of Spain during its period of fascist rule, the regime s death rattle, and the beginning of democracy is told through the experience of a literary family Its patriarch as a young man was jailed as a leftist and saved by his mother s connections He coped by aligning with Gen Franco and after the war joined his administration He became Spain s cultural leader and something like a poet laureate Aaron Shulman shows how Leopoldo Panero s joining with the Fascists affected his wife and The story of Spain during its period of fascist rule, the regime s death rattle, and the


  3. Stephen Byrne Stephen Byrne says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBI cannot recommend a better historical narrative book than this gem, a fascinating tale that ticks all boxes, Civil wars, poets and writers, crazy families, politics, different decades, Franco, Spanish history, love, death This is a big book but a fast absorbing read and brilliantly researched and beautifully told writing It works like a novel and has you invested in the characters who are real people who lived a crazy fascinating life One of my fav books of this year.


  4. Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBThis review is gonna be a little different I liked the beginning with its focus on the Spanish civil war but couldn t get into the weird family story living under Franco s Spain i don t know why I just couldn t get into their story I am muchconcerned with items like the horrors of fascism But that is me Maybe if I had read something by them, I might beinvested in reading about this particular family I will look into it.


  5. Joseph J. Joseph J. says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBWon with gratitude in a Goodreads giveaway This book is a tapestry of literary success and failure, family dysfunction and tragedy, set against war and repression in a nation s history It is the twentieth century saga of the poetic Panero family of Spain, and the frustrated success and patriarchal failings of husband and father Leopoldo With the assassination of noted writer Federico Garcia Lorca as its starting point, the book chronicles the confusing survivalist


  6. Gary Jones Gary Jones says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBThe fascinating true life story of how one man s choice of survival, comes to define not only his legacy but the lives of the family he wi


  7. Grant Grant says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBI ve been reading some non fiction recently where the topic, idea was appealing one on Arthurian legends, another on exploring urban areas underground but the prose eech Can be clunky, painful Shulman writes very, very well He is in control of his material, uns


  8. Courtney Maum Courtney Maum says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBEverything I think about this amazing book is here Everything I think about this amazing book is here


  9. Colin Asher Colin Asher says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBI didn t buy this book because I had any interest in the Panero family I bought it because I know and respect Shulman s work I expected the highlight of the book to be the craft that went into its composition, but before the end of the third chapter, I was invested in the book s characters and would have continued reading even if the prose had been flat and turgid It s not, luckily, but even if it were, this book would be worth pouring over In its excavation of Spanish history, it, somehow, I didn t buy this book because I had any interest in the Panero family I bought it because I know and respect Shulman s work I expected the highlight of the book to be the craft that went into its composition, but before the end of the third chapter, I was invested in the book s characters and would have continued re


  10. Joshua Joshua says:

    Ebook ð The Disenchantment PDF/EPUB ✓ disenchantment book, The DisenchantmentThe Disenchantment ePUBThis book is at once a sweeping history of the last century in Spain, and an intimate portrayal of a fascinating family whose trajectory seems to have mirrored that of the country I appreciated the research that went into this interesting story, and I look forward to seeing the documentary that launched the author s interest in the family as his subject matter I have been a student in Spain and of Spain, and this new point of view has added to my interest Thank you Aaron Shulman


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