Event Ticket - An Evening at Cole's Books with Carol Macfie Lange - 14th November 2014 @ 6.30pm - This event is FREE
Invisible Child: A Boy's Survival in Franco's Spain by Carol Macfie Lange
Cole's will be embracing a particularly Spanish theme for the evening, not only will Tapas be served, but Flamenco Guitar will be played by Marcos
Book Details:- Invisible Child: A Boy's Survival in Franco's Spain
ABDUCTION Isandro is thirteen years old when his parents are denounced and Franco’s Nationalists take them by force from their village home. The boy’s unusually keen sense of hearing warns him of the soldiers´ approach and his father just has time to hide him. One of the attackers returns stealthily and through a crack in the floor boards, Isandro watches him. It is a face he will never forget.
ESCAPE Now alone and distrustful of the villagers, the boy escapes to a cave in the high Sierra of the wild Alpujarran mountains of Andalucia. His companions are wild boar, mountain goats, lynx, gigantic eagleowls, rabbits, hawks, deer and vipers and ultimately an abandoned hunting dog terri fied of guns.
SURVIVAL His lone survival, his journey into manhood and his unrelenting quest for justice, lead him to an awareness of passionate love and to the discovery of the secret of his birth...
Author details:- Carol Macfie Lange Carol Macfie Lange was born in Scotland and has lived in England, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Spain and the USA. She has a BA in Theatre Arts from Sante Fe, New Mexico and a postgraduate degree in English from Westminster College, Oxford. She has worked as an actress, director, Navajo arts and rehabilitation coordinator, Cambridge Certificate tutor and teacher of English and Drama. She is married and divides her time between New Mexico, Oxford and Andalucia. This is her first novel.
Marcos - Flamenco Guitarist:- Marcos took up the flamenco guitar as a young child and studied in Sevilla with the late maestro Pepe Martínez. As a soloist he’s appeared at many of the great concert halls of Europe including the Concertgebouw and the Barbican and has recorded sets for many radio networks including BBC Radio 2. His debut album Flamenco Horizons was played by the late John Peel. Alongside his celebrated playing career Marcos has also made and presented many programmes about flamenco and its homeland of Andalucía for BBC Radio 3 and the World Service. In 2007 he published the first book in English Flamenco Legend, a personal account of the life and influence of the singer Camarón de la Isla, considered to be the art’s most important artist. At BBC Radio Oxford he presents the world music programme Global Echoes which receive a Sony nomination.
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