: La plaza del diamante (Spanish Edition) (): Merce Rodoreda: Books. La Plaça del Diamant () – Mercè Rodoreda. Sobre la autora y la obra. – Rodoreda. o Barcelona (Catalan), o Married a much. Acaso la mejor novela catalana del siglo, ésta fue publicada en y profusamente traducida y reeditada. En ella, la sencilla historia de una mujer se carga.
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Metaphor for the past being past? Let’s hire a cleaning lady. Nov 17, Sam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kids stay at home when she works?
They eventually get pregnant and give birth to a boy named Antoni, who almost dies in infancy. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
La Plaza del Diamante & La Calle de las Camelias
They decide to get married and his two best friends, Cimet and Mateau? Describes the life of Natalia, rodoteda woman in Barcelona before, during, and after the war. She doesn’t get any help. Feels like a relationship could blossom. Writes her name into the door with a knife. Dealing with the Second Spanish Republic and the Spanish Civil Warthe novel is set rodoreds Barcelona before, during and after the war and pictures a young woman’s struggles in life as well as her conflictive relationships with two men, and her progression from nearly complete submission until she develops a full-fledged outlook in mfrce, personal maturity and independence.
Was going to meet him at night-things were dark-she walked into this seemingly abandoned house. Blogger September 30, at 4: Gets a job de, Ajuntament. She tells Julieta “Nice story, but I’ve got a real life and real things to attend to”. Considers a sort of collective suicide to get them all out of their pain her and her two kids.
La Rita, quan es va casa, tenia de tot again, in a better economic place than her mom. Newer Post Older Post Home. Family suggests lots of names.
They fly, poop on clothesline, etc. Talks about war, how they are peaceful people and don’t like fighting like this. Want to Read saving…. riamante
La Plaza del Diamante & La Calle de las Camelias by Mercè Rodoreda
Rita dressed as a bride because I wanted her to back to 1st person narrator. I didn’t marry you to have you clean. She is the narrator and knows nothing of politics. Her children learned to be quiet so they wouldn’t scare the doves and thus, could play with them. Quimet really loves him, and takes him on motorcycle rides even as a tiny baby which also makes Natalia nervous.
Mother of Quimet becomes obsessed about her having a baby. Open Preview See a Problem? She dances, she’s happy-a beautiful day for her. The senyora she works for tells her that yesterday someone came to kill her husband because they thought he was a chaplain. She is considered by many to be the most important Catalan novelist of the postwar period. Vivia tancada a casa. Comps ideas pa consider. Baby is born big and healthy, yet she isn’t producing much milk so it’s losing weight quickly.
Carlos Maduro rated it liked it Oct 13, Posted by X X at They stay apart for three weeks and she excuses him, again classic abusive relationship.
Catalina Z rated it really liked it Nov 26, A boy comes to ask Rita out. Food becomes very hard to come by and the kids wither into almost nothing. And tot em feia plorar. This novel follows the life of Natalia, a young woman that lives in Barcelona. La plaza del diamante has one of the most powerful scenes I have ever read, which takes place in a church during the Civil War in Spain. Aharon rated it it was amazing May 29, rpdoreda Antoni and Rita are really interested in Quimet’s life at war.
Aug 30, Mayte rated it it was amazing. It’s also a faithful chronicle of life in the city at the time, in a balanced mixture of psychologism and naturalism. Summary passed down comps notes.
They start to talk about themselves. She gets up and goes to the kitchen.