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Ildefonso Falcones - Author


Ildefonso Falcones’ first novel, Cathedral of the Sea became a publishing legend with over a million copies sold in Spain alone. It has since been published in over forty countries, becoming a European bestseller. In his latest blockbuster, The Hand of Fatima, Falcones is marking the four hundredth anniversary of the expulsion of the Moors from 17th Century Spain. Falcones is a practising lawyer in Barcelona where he lives with his wife and four sons.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Ildefonso Falcones

The Barefoot Queen by Ildefonso Falcones
The Barefoot Queen
Ildefonso Falcones
A long book, perhaps a tad too long, about the feuding gypsies in Spain in the 1750s. It stars a Cuban Negress who finds herself a free woman after her master has died at sea, and a young gypsy dancing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Barefoot Queen by Ildefonso Falcones
The Barefoot Queen
Ildefonso Falcones
A long book, perhaps a tad too long, about the feuding gypsies in Spain in the 1750s. It stars a Cuban Negress who finds herself a free woman after her master has died at sea, and a young gypsy dancing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Hand of Fatima by Ildefonso Falcones
The Hand of Fatima
Ildefonso Falcones
Snared between two cultures and two loves, one man is forced to choose...1564, the Kingdom of Granada. Fuelled with the love of the beautiful Fatima, Hernando hatches a plan to unite the two warring faiths - and the two halves...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones
Cathedral of the Sea
Ildefonso Falcones
An epic of the 14th century which follows the entire life of a Barcelona boy and the cathedral he comes to love and helps to build. Powerful, moving, engrossing, it charts his rises and falls as well as those of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2009

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