By Achy Obejas
"The 14 tales in Akashic’s Barcelona quantity hew heavily to the grim spirit of the noir style, even if achieving again to the Twenties [...] or chronicling chaotic immigrant-infused present-day Barcelona."
"Each [contributor] provides his or her personal own photo of the town, and as an entire, the anthology tasks a many-hued feel of position. As portrayed the following, Barcelona is a urban that appears assorted from each angle."
"With 50 titles in its noir sequence and counting, Akashic provides one other effective anthology to the lineup, this time evoking the cultural, social, and actual precincts of Barcelona from the early twentieth century to the current. fanatics of Spanish literature and crime fiction will enjoy."
Includes brand-new tales via: Jordi Sierra i Fabra, Imma Monso, Santiago Roncagliolo, Francisco “Paco” Gonzalez Ledesma, Valerie Miles, David Barba, Isabel Franc, Lolita Bosch, Eric C. Aragon, Antonia Cortijos, Cristina Fallaras, Raul Argemi, Teresa Solana, and Andreu Martin.
For a few, Barcelona is a eu enchantress of nouveau structure, fusion tapas, and wonderful cava. To others, it’s a Gothic labyrinth of tiny streets to lose oneself in; hashish-clouded after-hours bars to fail to remember the time; dimly lit plazas with worldwide bohemians squatting, prostitutes tempting. yet come morning, its chilly cobblestones and misty beachfronts have even darker tales to tell.
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