On the way to Barcelona for a city trip? Here are good ideas of fiction books that will take you into the atmosphere of one of the best cities in Europe to visit.
As soon as I will be done with Aro Sainz de la Maza's book " Le bourreau de Gaudi " (french version - 2014), I will go for Manuel Vázquez Montalbán " The Angst-ridden Executive " (written in 1977)
That book features about twenty novels which capture the reality of Barcelona life and society in the seventies.
"He had a beer on Plaza Real, and pined after the long lost tapas that used to be the speciality of the most crowded bar in the neighbourhood – squid in a spicy black pepper and nutmeg sauce … Carvalho knew these people and their ways. They made him feel alive."
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