By (author) Bernardo Atxaga
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Obabakoak by Bernardo Atxaga
Book DescriptionOne of only a hundred or so books originally written in the Basque language during the last four centuries, Obabakoak is a shimmering, mercurial novel about life in Obaba, a remote, exotic, Basque village. Obaba is peopled with innocents and intellectuals, shepherds and schoolchildren, whilst everyone from a lovelorn schoolmistress to a cultured but self-hating dwarf wanders across the page. Obabakoak is a dazzling collage of stories, town gossip, diary excerpts and literary theory, all held together by Atxaga's distinctive and tenderly ironic voice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099512998
(198mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bernardo Atxaga
Shola and the Lions, Paperback (March 2015)
In this witty, charming story, Shola the little white dog sets out to discover her inner lioness
Lone Man, Paperback (February 2014)
Two Basque gunmen on the run after a bomb attack find refuge in a hotel whose owner, Carlos, used to belong to their movement. With the World Cup in progress, the Polish football team is staying in the hotel. A television crew is infiltrated by undercover agents.
Adventures of Shola, Hardback (October 2013)
Shola is a little dog with attitude. She loves both comfort and adventure, and spends much of her time trying to decide between the two. Whether faced with the possibility that she may really be a lion or the prospect of a boar-hunt, Shola is not afraid to pursue her dreams ... up to a point.
Seven Houses in France, Paperback (November 2012)» View all books by Bernardo Atxaga
1903, and Captain Lalande Biran, overseeing a garrison on the banks of the Congo, has an ambition: to amass a fortune and return to the literary cafes of Paris. His glamorous wife Christine has a further ambition: to own seven houses in France, a house for every year he has been abroad.
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Author Biography - Bernardo Atxaga
Bernardo Atxaga was born in Gipuzkoa in Spain in 1951 and lives in the Basque Country, writing in Basque and Spanish. He is a prizewinning novelist and poet, whose books, including The Accordionist's Son and Seven Houses in France, have won critical acclaim in Spain and abroad. His works have been translated into twenty-two languages.
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