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Bulls of Parral, by Marguerite Steen

Bulls of Parral, by Marguerite Steen

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In Bulls of Parral an English governess goes to work for a breeder of fighting bulls in Spain in the 1950s.

Against this exotic background, a story of human conflict unfolds. The daughter of the house, Aracea, is at the centre of a terrible rivalry, between Ildefonso, the herdsman’s son, and Paco, her husband, the son of a prosperous ex-matador.

This big, tumultuous, exciting novel captures a lost and forgotten Spain, portraying an entire family dedicated to the bullfight and the raising of bulls and a whole cross-section of Spanish rural society.

“Rich, lavish, violent, passionate” - Evening News

Marguerite Steen (12 May 1894 – 4 August 1975) was a British writer, she spent long periods travelling in Spain, which she regarded as her adopted homeland.

Published by Reprint Society in 1956.

Book is in good condition. Binding intact.  Dust jacket is torn at edges.