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Meeting Hemingway’s Hero

I knew a bar called Las Panderetas where bullfighters went and I had seen Nicanor Villalta sitting at a table in the corner one afternoon.  I could have approached him right then but I wasn´t ready, and by the time … Continue reading

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A Great Story by Cervantes

Rinconete and Cortadillo is one of the best of Cervantes’ short stories. Two raggedy kids coincide at an inn on the road to Seville. “What is your trade?” one asks the other as they lay in the shade at siesta … Continue reading

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