Barcelona is a city that falls in love with. Perhaps because of this for centuries have been hundreds writers who have fallen rendered to its beauty. That is why it has become a literary city: its magic, its charm, its hodge-podge nothing indifferent on it! You who do not read once a text inspired by Barcelona? Already in the 19th century the city was cult Centre for many writers. The French Carco, Bourget, Pieyre de Mandiargues and Genet, and the Catalans Narcis Oller (La febre d or) and Antoni Altadill (Barcelona y sus misterios) bequeathed us the first Barcelona philosophies. There are so many books based on Barcelona, who no longer know where begins the actual city and ends the imaginary. So many times he has invented between ink and paper! A lattice of past and present, where glories and miseries, poor and rich, artists and unfortunates, women of bien and vulgar prostitutes play coming and going of page in page.
The greatest writers have chosen Barcelona as a base for his novels: starting with the incomparable Michael of Cervantes, presented in Don Quixote to Barcelona as a unique urban setting; Jacint Verdaguer and Joan Maragall amounted to the largest verses; even George Orwell captured as a revolutionary framework; Joseph Pla, for its part, sought every detail of their daily lives; Jean Genet pulled him the dark side and Eduardo Mendoza, Vazquez Montalban, Juan Marse or Carlos Ruiz Zafon have taken her to the top in his novels. The city has managed to squander charm in spades and steal the heart and pen of the great writers. Therefore, most of the novelists was not enough them to soak up the city of Barcelona, they have had to reinvent it pen in hand. What would have been without the famous detective Pepe Raval Cravalho (devised by Manuel Vazquez Montalban)? And in the District of Gracia without Merce Rodorera novels? Who has not shared the exploits of the characters of Eduardo Mendoza? Thanks to all these writers Barcelona has a strong literary Spider Web woven with threads of ink. For lovers of literature will be a real pleasure walk the main streets of the city thanks to the guided tours through the literary tours offered by some agencies you fancy delve into the history of the shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon or Ildefonso Falcones in the Cathedral of the sea? Come to Barcelona and rent apartments in Barcelona for your best vacation.continue reading