"With extraordinarily gut-wrenching descriptions of bayonets, bloodshed and battle, and the terrors and tribulations inflicted upon besieged Barcelonians, Piñol makes real a tragedy that shaped Spain and Europe."
Imagining himself into the mind of a military engineer, Piñol (Pandora in the Congo,
2009, etc.) draws an epic tale from the 1714 Siege of Barcelona.
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