My rating: 4 of 5 stars
A long-awaited book, just arrived from Spain through BM.
This is the story of Andrea who moves from the countryside to Barcelona in order to perform her universities studies on literature.
After the Spanish Civil War and under Franco’s regime, Andrea suffers a lot of turmoil emotions regarding her family and her close friends as well.
This a very touching novel by Carmem Laforet showing in Andrea’s auto-biographical story how she made her journey towards adulthood.
This book received the Nadal Prize of 1944.