Rafael Sánchez FerlosioField of Broom
(Campo de retamas)
- 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 caliente, Dientes, pólvora, Febrero, Las semanas del jardín, The JaramaRiver, El 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.