Author: José Manuel Caballero Bonald
Editorial: Seix Barral
Format: Kindle edition and paperback
Release date: 2017
EXAMEN DE INGENIOS is a book about the visions of the Spanish-speaking writers and artists whom the author met. It is a magnificent collection of anecdotes and reflections on some of the most significant cultural figures of the twentieth century.
One hundred literary portraits of artists, cited according to the chronological order that corresponds to the time in which he met them, unique moments, the author’s personal experiences with writers and artists from five generations of groups: from 1898, 1914, 1927, 1936 and 1950. Among them are Azorín, Borges, Pío Baroja, Max Aub, Pablo Neruda, Joan Miró, Julio Cortáza, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Léo Delibes, Juan Rulfo, Jorge Oteiza, Antonio Lopez, Mario Vargas Llosa or Paco de Lucía.
Reading a book in Spanish will help you feel the incredible atmosphere of the narration, truly enjoy the art of the author who reveals the sanctuary of human soul with words, and experience the unique flair of a different culture. Learn Spanish and enjoy your favorite books!