The Painter of Battles – Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Title: The Painter of Battles Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Translator: Margaret Sayers Peden Genre: Realistic Fiction, Historical Fiction Plot: Andrés Faulques is a world renowned war photographer. He’s retired to the Spanish coast to work on a mural for himself. Then a man shows up unexpectedly shows up. He challenges Faulques to remember him and theContinue reading “The Painter of Battles – Arturo Pérez-Reverte”

The Queen of the South – Arturo Pérez-Reverte

English Title: The Queen of the South Original Spanish Title: La Reina del Sur Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Translated from Spanish by: Andrew Hurley Genre: Realistic Fiction Plot: Teresa Mendoza is the boyfriend of a drug smuggler. He works in Sinaloa, Mexico and flies the planes. Teresa’s life is shattered when she receives a call fromContinue reading “The Queen of the South – Arturo Pérez-Reverte”

The Siege – Arturo Pérez-Reverte

English Title: The Siege Original Spanish Title: El Asiedo Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Translated from Spanish by: Frank Wynne Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction Plot: The city of Seville is under siege by Napoleon’s army in 1811. The French navy is blockading the city. The ships send cannons on an almost daily basis to remind the citizensContinue reading “The Siege – Arturo Pérez-Reverte”

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