"Mr. Feibleman writes with irony, compassion, the authority that comes from a long knowledge...and most importantly, with the imaginative gift of a true novelist."
-William Abrahams, Saturday Review
"A novel in
the truest and best sense of the word...the portrait of modern Spain Feibleman creates is
so real one can almost feel the sun, and the taste of dust and sea...His Spaniards are
more real than Hemingway's."
-Alfred Coppel, San Francisco Chronicle
satisfying fiction...Rich and multi-dimensional, abounding with sensuous life...the range
of social comment alone is extraordinary, and persuasive at every level...On top of that,
it's a genuine novel for a change."
"The plotting is
expert, it gets hold of you and your interest never flags...Anglo-Saxons with pen in hand
have pretty much ignored the land of Franco since Ralph Bates, George Orwell and Ernest
Hemingway of Civil War days. Now comes Feibleman, long a resident in Spain, author
of a couple of memorable novellas about Spain, giving us at last this full-length
-W.G. Rogers, New York Post
read...it will certainly be a big seller...It is also exceedingly well written."
-Margaret Manning, Boston Globe
extraordinary novel...powerful, evocative, tender, tragic...written by a major novelist at
the height of his powers...It is strong, lovely and sensuous...One could rave on.
But find out for yourself. It is superb storytelling."
-Mildred Zaiman, Hartford Courant
"The stuff that
movie dreams are made of: a long thickly woven story unreeling in a romantic setting and
fraught with tragedy, symbolism, sex in several varieties, and a huge cast of
-Jean Dorheim, Milwaukee Journal