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Barcelona One More Time
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Barcelona One More Time (Paperback)

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Robert, a language teacher, leaves England in 1976, accompanied by his adventurous Belgian partner, Moni, to take up a job teaching English in Barcelona. What was to have lasted just a year turns into six years. Robert's unfolding story becomes a voyage of discovery out of which emerges a full-length portrait both of Barcelona and of the two people who plunge into the unknown of this magical, sometimes darkly phantasmagorical, city. The many experiences narrated are caught in the light of a time full of great social and political change following the death of Franco. Together with this, fleeting moments in the couple's lives are crystallized into a Proustian permanence. Barcelona One More Time is a revealing, many-layered tale of two people, a place and a time.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: New Generation Publishing Publication Date: 08/12/2008 ISBN-13: 9780755204427  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Richard Lewis was born in Cardiff in 1948. He was educated at Cowbridge Grammar School, Glamorgan, and King's College, London. He holds a BA in French and an MA in Romance Languages and Literatures. His career has been in language teaching in England and abroad. He speaks fluent French and Spanish. For many years he was Principal of a language school in Kent and subsequently Academic Director of an international language teaching organization. He is the author of many books, notably a text book for teaching English, a bestselling adaptation of a classic novel for learners of English, two autobiographical novels, a biography and various books of local history. He has featured on BBC Radio Kent and Sky Television, and his articles and stories have appeared in a variety of newspapers and magazines. He is married and lives in Broadstairs, Kent.

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