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The Resource Terra alta, Javier Cercas

Terra alta, Javier Cercas

Label
Terra alta
Title
Terra alta
Statement of responsibility
Javier Cercas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
spa
Summary
  • Un crimen terrible sacude la apacible comarca de la Terra Alta: los propietarios de su mayor empresa, Gráficas Adell, aparecen asesinados tras haber sido sometidos a atroces torturas. Se encarga del caso Melchor Marín, un joven policía y lector voraz llegado desde Barcelona cuatro años atrás, con un oscuro pasado a cuestas que le ha convertido en una leyenda del cuerpo y que cree haber enterrado bajo su vida feliz como marido de la bibliotecaria del pueblo y padre de una niña llamada Cosette, igual que la hija de Jean Valjean, el protagonista de su novela favorita: Los miserables. Partiendo de ese suceso, y a través de una narración trepidante y repleta de personajes memorables, esta novela se convierte en una lúcida reflexión sobre el valor de la ley, la posibilidad de la justicia y la legitimidad de la venganza, pero sobre todo en la epopeya de un hombre en busca de su lugar en el mund
  • A terrible crime shakes the peaceful region of the Terra Alta: the owners of their largest company, Graphics Adell, are killed after being subjected to heinous torture. Melchor Marín, a young policeman and voracious reader arrived from Barcelona four years ago, is in charge of the case, with a dark past that has made him a legend of the body and that he believes he has buried under his happy life as husband of the librarian of the town and father of a girl named Cosette, like the daughter of Jean Valjean, the protagonist of his favorite novel: Les Miserables. Starting from that event, and through a thrilling narrative full of memorable characters, this novel becomes a lucid reflection on the value of the law, the possibility of justice and the legitimacy of revenge, but especially in the epic of a man in search of his place in the world
Member of
Awards note
Premio Planeta, 2019.
Cataloging source
HDC
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1962-
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Cercas, Javier
Dewey number
863
Index
no index present
Language note
In Spanish
LC call number
PQ6653.E62
LC item number
T47 2019
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Autores españoles e iberoamericanos
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, Spanish
  • Cuentos policiacos españoles
  • Asesinato
  • Policía
  • Padres e hijos
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Detective and mystery stories, Spanish
  • Spain
  • Asesinato
  • Policía
  • Padres e hijas
  • España
Label
Terra alta, Javier Cercas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On title page: Premio Planeta 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1126278913
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Primera edición.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9788408217848
Lccn
2019470647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9786070764486
Label
Terra alta, Javier Cercas
Publication
Note
On title page: Premio Planeta 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1126278913
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Primera edición.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9788408217848
Lccn
2019470647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9786070764486

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