The Dream of the City

The Dream of the City

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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A story of love and the struggles of change that captures the artistry, history, and beauty of Antoni Gaudí's dreamlike architecture in Barcelona. Amid the changes of the modernist movement in twentieth-century Barcelona, a miraculous encounter brings two families together. The lovely Laura Jufresa, daughter of a wealthy goldsmith and one of the most prominent artisans in the city, dreams of going to Rome to learn how to make the most avant-garde jewelry of her time. Dimas Navarros, part of a humble and hardworking but poor family, searches for enchantment in Barcelona. The entwinement of these two lives and the metropolis in which they must thrive will forever change their fates. Centered around the construction of Antoni Gaudí's phantasmagoric Sagrada Família and the pull it has on each character, The Dream of the City is both a historical imagining and a vibrant vision of the shapes and people that bring Barcelona to life.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Grupo Planeta, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781504016810
Branch Call Number: FICTION Vid
Characteristics: 1 online resource (530 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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