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La voz dormida (The Dormant Voice) [Paperback]

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A group of women, confined to the prison of Ventas in Madrid, raise the flag of dignity and anger as the only possible weapon to face humiliation, torture and death. La voz dormida is an essential novel to understand the Spanish civil war since it helps to dive into the role that women played during decisive years in the history of the country. Description in Spanish: Unas en la retaguardia, otras en la vanguardia armada de la guerrilla; unas desde fuera, y otras tras los muros de la prisin madrilea de Ventas; todas mujeres, todas valientes y sacrificadas... Una historia de coraje y dignidad que se convierte en testimonio y homenaje al papel desempeado por muchas mujeres en los momentos decisivos de la guerra civil espaola y en los siguientes aos de represin... Un estilo inolvidable, unos personajes que dejan huella...

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Pages   429
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 4.75" Height: 7.25"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 30, 2006
Publisher   Punto De Lectura
ISBN  8466307249  
ISBN13  9788466307246  

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La indigerible crueldad humana  Mar 21, 2007
Dicen que la Guerra Civil Española la perdio la Republica pero que la historia la perdio el franquismo. Prueba de ello son novelas como "La voz dormida" de la escritora Dulce Chacon, quien durante años se dedico a recopilar historias de mujeres que padecieron el regimen de Franco, para luego escribir esta historia en clave de ficcion sobre un puñado de presidiarias que aun terminada la guerra y decretada el fin de la Republica, fueron perseguidas y tratadas despiadadamente por el regimen franquista como enemigas de la Nacion.
Algunas de las protagonistas de esta historia son condenadas a muerte pero otras logran sobrevivir para echar el cuento, esa sera su unica redencion.
Chacon, quien murio pocos años despues de publicada La voz dormida(2002), endulza la novela con una historia de amor con final feliz y un poco de melodrama digno del mejor cine de barrio español, quizas como metodo para que el lector sea capaz de digerir la indigerible crueldad humana.

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