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Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio
Field of Broom

(Campo de retamas)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 09/04/2015
  • ISBN: 9788439730156
  • 224 pages

For the first time and in a single volume, thedefinitive collection of all of Rafael SánchezFerlosio’s flotsam. The dictionary defines flotsam as“floating wreckage of a ship or its cargo” and also asthe fragments therein. By titling his pieces this way,Ferlosio is suggesting that in his case these are theadventures that succumbed to a shipwreck of thewill, and only these fragmentary pieces remain.

About the author

Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio’s first book was The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui. He published Y el corazón calienteDientes, pólvoraFebreroLas semanas del jardínThe JaramaRiverEl testimonio de Yarfoz and the short-storycollection El Geco. He was awarded the Cervantes Prize and in 2009, the National Prize for SpanishLetters, both in recognition of his lifetimeachievements.