Julio Llamazares was born in Vegamián, a small village in the region of León. At the age of twelve he left the mountain area, attended a boarding school. La Lluvia Amarilla (Spanish, Paperback, 1. ed) / Author: Julio Llamazares ; ; Modern fiction, General & literary fiction, Fiction, Books. La lluvia amarilla: Julio Llamazares: Books –

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A very haunting read indeed. It’s a haunting and beautiful story, as the narrator reflects back on the days that the other families left the village, and as the winter wind and snow slowly destroy the remaining houses one by one. Replies 6 Views Note, the link is in Spanish, but there are some important photos of the town after the lake was drained for cleanup. Again, just thinking out loud Jklio Donation For those with no forum account, it is possible to donate here as well.

MTowers Member Nov 25, He knows about “dying towns” firsthand. My Stages on the Camino de Invierno Latest: Replies 10 Llubia Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient.

Just ordered La Lluvia Amarilla – really look forward to reading it. Have a question you would like to ask? Replies 22 Views Camino Phrases and Titles.


Julio Llamazares (Author of La lluvia amarilla)

Oops, just checked further, the Spanish version is available as a Kindle download from Amazon. His town was destroyed, on All Saints Day, [everyone was ordered to vacate their homes and leave the town, he was only 12 years old] when it was flooded to build a lake [now known as Embarse or Pantano Del Porma, see attached map].

I found it hard enough walking through all those dying villages with their crumbling houses, villages inhabited only by older people – presumably because all the younger folk had moved away to try their chances elsewhere.

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They also sell it as an inexpensive paperback, but it is presently out of stock. Rick of Rick and Peg said: I hope this helps the dialog Thank you, MichaelCfor letting us know about this book. Camino Chris 30 minutes ago. I can’t vouch for the English translation, but the Spanish isn’t complicated. Some folks just really don’t get it Icacos Veteran Member Donating Member. Replies 2 Views Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.


La Lluvia Amarilla

Le Puy to Santiago Nov NOT a serious thread Here is how you do it! Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to revisit Spain this winter, and to gain a llamazsres understanding of some of the places we saw. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Sailor Donante Vitalicio Donating Member.


Bucket List – What we must plan to not miss on the Way? It’s definitely accessible to any intermediate readers.

I just finished reading La lluvia amarilla The Yellow Rain; Julio Llamazares,a short novel about the last inhabitant of a dying village in the Spanish Pyrenees.