Barcelona The Great Enchantress (Directions)

Barcelona The Great Enchantress (Directions)

Robert Hughes


Robert Hughes has been a typical customer to Barcelona because the Sixties and released a publication in regards to the urban in 1992 that was once quick hailed as a vintage. In Barcelona the nice Enchantress, Hughes crafts a extra own story of his approximately forty-year love affair with the Spanish city, probably the most vivid and engaging towns in Europe.

Beginning with a bright description of his marriage ceremony within the superb medieval ceremonial chamber in Barcelona's urban corridor, Hughes launches right into a vigorous account of the background, artwork, and structure of the storied urban. He tells of architectural treasures abounding in 14th-century Barcelona, developing it as one in every of Europe's nice Gothic towns, whereas Madrid was once not often greater than a cluster of huts. the town spawned such nice artists as Antoni Gaudi, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, and Pablo Casals. Hughes's deep wisdom of town is evident—but it truly is his own reflections of what Barcelona, its humans, and its storied historical past and tradition have intended to him over the a long time that units Barcelona the good Enchantress except all others' books.

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