Garden by the sea

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Relaño, Maruxa, translator.
Tennent, Martha, translator.
Rochester, NY : Open Letter, 2020.
Central - Adult Fiction  1 available


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First Open Letter edition.
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203 pages ; 22 cm
9781948830089, 1948830086


The novel that defined Mercè Rodoreda's most prolific period is finally available in English for the first time. Set in 1920s Spain, Garden by the Sea takes place over six summers at a villa by the sea inhabited by a young couple and their beautiful, rich, joyous friends. They swim, drink, tease each other, and fully enjoy themselves. All the while, the guests are observed by the villa's gardener, a widower who's been tending the garden for several decades. As the true protagonist of the novel, we get to see the dissolution of these magical summers through his eyes, as a sense of darkness and ending creeps in, precipitated by the construction of a new, larger, more glamorous villa next door.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rodoreda, M., Relaño, M., & Tennent, M. (2020). Garden by the sea (First Open Letter edition.). Open Letter.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rodoreda, Mercè, 1908-1983, Maruxa, Relaño and Martha, Tennent. 2020. Garden By the Sea. Rochester, NY: Open Letter.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rodoreda, Mercè, 1908-1983, Maruxa, Relaño and Martha, Tennent. Garden By the Sea Rochester, NY: Open Letter, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rodoreda, Mercè, Maruxa Relaño, and Martha Tennent. Garden By the Sea First Open Letter edition., Open Letter, 2020.

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