María Larrea: “I couldn't move forward without writing this story, but it doesn't have a therapeutic reason” | Culture | EUROtoday

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We should differentiate between María Larrea the character and María Larrea the author. They usually are not the identical, however they do share their essential biographical milestones. Both had been illegally adopted in Spain in 1979. Both grew up with Spanish names and few financial sources in a bourgeois Paris. The two found the revelation about their delivery because of a tarot reader. “It is a fictional recreation of what I want to show and what I don't,” the author famous on the assembly about her novel. Those from Bilbao are born the place they need (Alianza), which has starred within the month of March of the Culture and Babelia.

The Franco-Spanish author met with a gaggle of EL PAÍS subscribers final week, having simply arrived from Paris. Together with them, she eviscerated the “uterine dramas” that she collects in what’s her first novel. In it she tells not solely the story of the protagonist, but additionally that of the 2 Spanish emigrants who adopted her and who in flip had been deserted kids.

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