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- DescriptionA romantic and thrilling historical adventure from the internationally bestselling author whose work Diana Gabaldonhas called Enthralling. Spain, 1748. Caridad is a recently freed Cuban slave wandering the streets of Seville. Her master is dead and she has where to go. When, by chance, she meets Milagros Carmona a spellbinding, rebellious gypsy the two women become inseparable. Caridad is swept into an exotic fringe society full of romance and art, passion and dancing. But their way of life changes instantly when gypsies are declared outlaws by royal mandate and their world as a free people becomes perilous. The community is split up some are imprisoned, some forced into hiding, all fearing for their lives. After a dangerous separation, Caridad and Milagros are reunited and join in the gypsies struggle for sovereignty against the widespread oppression. It s a treacherous battle that cant, and will t, be easily won. From the bustle of Seville to the theatres of Madrid, The Barefoot Queen is an unforgettable historical fresco filled with characters that live, suffer, and fight for the lives of those they love, and for the freedom they can t live without.
- Author BiographyIldefonso Falcones is a lawyer and internationally bestselling and award-winning author of Cathedral of the Sea and The Hand of Fatima. With over 7 million copies sold, his previous work been translated into more than 40 languages worldwide. He lives in Barcelona with his family.
- Author(s)Ildefonso Falcones
- PublisherCrown Publishing Group (NY)
- Date of Publication25/11/2014
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCrown Publishing Group (NY)
- Out-of-print date22/12/2016
- Weight912 g
- Width162 mm
- Height248 mm
- Spine53 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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