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Novels by the sea | Culture

The emblematic beach of Varadero (Cuba) in October of last year.ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI / Reuters There will be some 500 memorable novels, written in French, German, Russian, Italian and English that speak of paradise on Earth, that speak of mansions facing the sea, endless summers and the passions that those summers propel. Novels or dramas written […]

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The film ‘The belly of the sea’, by Agustí Villaronga, a great winner at the Malaga festival | Culture

Agustí Villaronga (center), along with Roger Casamajor (left) and Óscar Kapoya. The first time Agustí Villaronga was asked to present The belly of the sea at the Malaga festival they told him that he would participate in the official section, but out of competition. “What are we going for then? I thought. I will have […]

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‘The belly of the sea’, Villaronga’s weirdest film | Culture

At the end of 2017, Angelina Jolie acquired the rights to make the novel a film. Without blood, written by Alessandro Baricco in 2002. The news went unnoticed in Spain. Not for Agustí Villaronga (Palma de Mallorca, 68 years old), who had been trying to make a film about this book for a long time. […]

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Jaén, sea and mountains with a lighthouse in the background | Paradores Territory

The metaphor of the sea of ​​olive trees is totemic in Jaén. its parador, located on the hill of Santa Catalina, it acts as a beacon not only for this city of 112,757 inhabitants, but also for its region. Designed in 1965 with an elongated floor plan to suit the orography of the mountain, it […]

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Sea in the background | Culture

The German writer WG Sebald. GETTY A strange experience? Of course, it is enough to see that describing it well requires a certain cryptic tone. I lived it in a military camp in Almería, years ago, and it consisted of the perception of flashes that referred me to connection nodes between the past and the […]

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New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found for the First Time in 60 Years | Culture

Fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls displayed yesterday in Jerusalem by the Israel Antiquities Authority.MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP The discovery of dozens of new fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, presented publicly yesterday in Jerusalem, has ended six decades without discoveries at the site where the first preserved texts of the Bible were found. Since […]

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