A Brilliant Observer In The Tradition Of Adam Gopnik And Paul Theroux, Edward Lewine Reveals A Spain Few Outsiders Have Seen There S Nothing Spanish Than Bullfighting, And Nothing Less Like Its Stereotype For Matadors And Aficionados, It Is Not A Blood Sport But An Art, An Ancient Subculture Steeped In Ritual, Machismo, And The Feverish Attentions Of Fans And The Press Lewine Explains Spain And The Art Of The Bulls By Spending A Bullfighting Season Traveling Spanish Highways With The Celebrated Matador Francisco Rivera Ord Nez, Following Fran, As He S Known, Through Every Region And Social Stratum Fran S Great Grandfather Was A Famous Bullfighter And The Inspiration For Hemingway S Matador In The Sun Also Rises Fran S Father Was Also A Star Matador, Until A Bull Took His Life Shortly Before Fran S Eleventh Birthday Fran Is Blessed And Haunted By His Family History Formerly A Top Performer Himself, Fran S Reputation Has Slipped, And As The Season Opens He Feels Intense Pressure To Live Up To His Legacy Amid Tabloid Scrutiny In The Wake Of His Separation From His Wife, A Duchess But Fran Perseveres Through An Eventful Season Of Early Triumph, Serious Injury, And An Unlikely Return To Glory.
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- 272 pages
- Death and the Sun: A Matador's Season in the Heart of Spain
- Edward Lewine
- 09 October 2019 Edward Lewine