Tag Archives: Madrid

April 16

El pergamino de la seducción (The Scroll of Seduction), Gioconda Belli

**1/2 Barcelona: Seix Barral, 2005 (Spanish) WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2013 – Gioconda Belli’s El Pergamino de la Seduccion,The Scroll of Seduction weaves together two stories: the life of Juana of Castile in sixteenth century Spain and the story of Lucía, a young girl in 1970s Madrid.  Perceptive and extensively researched, Belli’s narrative reveals a […]