«Psicología del personaje y estructura, suspense y reflexión, crítica social e intimismo, ambición formal y un “hablar llano” que tanto defendió en su día Cervantes: todo o todo lo que yo acierto a ver es equilibrio en la última novela publicada del autor catalán, y ya son muchas.» Banda, La Tormenta en un Vaso

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Carn d'olla (Stewpot meat)

Carn d'olla (Stewpot meat)

Ed. Moll. Mallorca, 1978. Ed. Proa, B 1999

What do you expect from a character called Barringa Barranga? This is a woman who, when she retired a long time ago, got into the habit of chewing Arbequine olives. We're in the Sant Antoni district in Barcelona, when life was still lived on the street.

Awards

  • Premi Fastenrath, 1980

Jaume Cabré


Jaume Cabré holds a degree in Catalan Philology from the University of Barcelona, is a high school head of department currently on study leave and is a member of the Philology Section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans.

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