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Cathedral Of The Sea

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Cathedral of the Sea follows the fortunes of the Estanyol family, from their peasant roots to a son, Arnau, who flees the land only to realize spectacular wealth and devastating problems.

During Arnau’s lifetime Barcelona becomes a city of light and darkness, dominated by the construction of the city’s great pride — the cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar — and by its shame, the deadly Inquisition.

As a young man, Arnau joins the powerful guild of stone-workers and helps to build the church with his own hands, while his best friend and adopted brother Joan studies to become a priest.

When Arnau, who secretly loves a forbidden Jewish woman named Mar, is betrayed and hauled before the Inquisitor, he finds himself face-to-face with his own brother. Will he lose his life just as his beloved Cathedral of the Sea is finally completed?

Format

18 x 25 cm

Published Year

2019

ISBN

978-608-262-002-2

Pages
Author

Ildefonso Falcones

Publisher

Kultura