Golden Earrings by Belinda Alexandra – A powerful saga of family love, honour and betrayal, set in Barcelona in the lead-up to the Civil War and Paris in the. Golden Earrings by Belinda Alexandra – book cover, description, publication history. Golden Earrings by Belinda Alexandra. Golden Earrings This is a novel with a moral, that reminds us to always get the full story before judging.
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In what ways do the Catalans see themselves as separate from the rest of Spain? I received a free copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. Gallery Books August 18, Language: The characters in this novel, I loved them all, La Rusa, most of all.
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Paloma is a ballet dancer living in Paris. I moved towards the window, perplexed. She also clearly did extensive research. Write a customer review. Start reading Golden Earrings on your Kindle in under a minute.
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La Rusa died while living in Paris in After reading this book I felt like someone had beat me over the head and all of the ideas in the book was free floating around my brain.
I had never seen such eyes. I would love to read and re-read this book over again many times. It twists between the different narratives with a dancer’s elegance and precision. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Last year in Valencia I saw an amateur flamenco show – it was breath-taking. Spoiled brat, if you ask me–as a young girl, as a woman, as an alexzndra lady.
Every book Belinda Alexandra writes is a masterpiece, this book is no exception. The mystery about la Rusa was also so very well done, I couldn’t help but get invested in it.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. It took me a while to finish this book Alexandra is a fairly new Australian author and this was the first of her books that Goldem have read.
But, beware, this book plays with your mind and is by no imagination light in any manner. Jan 31, Kristin Hedstrom rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 25, Mary rated it really liked it. Without telling the story, suffice to say that a series of events causes Paloma to explore her Spanish heritage and coming across the story of la Rusa.
The only thing that kept it from being 5-star was one element of suspended golfen I’m not a fan of that literary device and that I will not reveal as s I was totally drawn into this story. I read these novels ferociously trying to get to the end and see what really happens. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Share your thoughts with other customers.
This is a special book with intricate but well designed plot lines, distinct and intriguing characters and alexanddra new perspective on the Spanish Civil War. Paperbackpages. She had enough guts for all three women combined. It is also difficult to decide which Genre the book should be filed under.
Jul 10, Faye Barron rated it it was amazing. Then I felt someone watching me. An encounter with a ghost leaves her with a pair of earrings and a craving to learn of her Spanish heritage. They were like two black shells shimmering under the sea. Jul 18, Kiwileese rated it it was amazing. I almost took away a star I hated her so much and Conchita toobut La Rusa’s experiences as an ambulance driver redeemed the book.
I would give this author another shot, but I’ll have to talk to my sister, who has read previous books, to avoid any others like this. What a fantastic book! I was not familiar with the wars in Spain, what a fabulous education I received. The church, Franco, the Republicans, the Socialists Get to Know Us. Spain, Castro, flamenco, ballet, ghost. I closed my eyes goldrn pushed the image of me standing in front earrihgs the noticeboard, bathed in sweat and with nausea rising in my stomach, out of my mind.
The history lesson was fascinating – as a non-European, I found these stories of Spain’s history to be so different from our own here in Australia, that I was drawn to it like a moth to flame. It’s great story telling though and as I said above, educational about the war.
Golden Earrings — Belinda Alexandra
Open Preview See a Problem? I would think I had figured it all out and then a new detail would be expertly woven in and I had to guess again. Golden Earrings is a historical family alexanddra of love, honor, and betrayal. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.