Meesterlijke roman over moed, liefde, vrijheid en een verdwenen cultuur In 1568 brak er rebellie uit in de Alpujarras, een berggebied in het zuiden van Spanje. De morisken moslims die onder dwang bekeerd zijn tot het christendom hadden genoeg van de rechtsongelijkheid, de plunderingen en de vernederingen van hun volk en kwamen in opstand. Hun strijd mislukte echter. Ze werden verslagen, versprei
Title
De hand van Fatima
Author
Ildefonso Falcones
Translator
Marga Greuter Joke Mayer
Language
Dutch
Original language
Spanish
Original title
La mano de Fátima
Publisher
Amsterdam: Sijthoff, 2010
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789021804231
CloudLibrary
3hwkfz9

About Ildefonso Falcones

Ildefonso Falcones de Sierra (born 1959) is a Spanish lawyer and writer from Barcelona.

Biography

Ildefonso Falcones is the son of a lawyer and homemaker. He had a career as a horseback rider at the age of 17, becoming the Junior Champion of Spain in show jumping, as well as excelling in field hockey. His career in sports ended with his father's death that same year. He studied at the College of San Ignacio's Jesuits in Spain. After which, he began his university studies, attempting to earn degrees in economics and law. He eventually decided to drop his studies in economics to balance his studies of law with a job at a bingo in Barcelona.

He currently practices law at his own law firm, located in the Ensanche district of Barcelona. And although he previously started his work in literature, for the past few years he has had to balance his work with his passion for writing books. It took him 5 years to finish his first novel…Read more on Wikipedia