Fb2 The Hacienda: my Venezuelan years ePub
by Lisa ST AUBIN DE TERAN,.
|Author:||Lisa ST AUBIN DE TERAN,.|
|Publisher:||Virago; First Edition edition (1997)|
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|ePub eBook:||1774 kb|
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Lisa St Aubin de Terán (born 2 October 1953) is an English novelist, writer of autobiographical fictions, and memoirist. Her father was the Guyanese writer Jan Carew.
Lisa St Aubin de Terán (born 2 October 1953) is an English novelist, writer of autobiographical fictions, and memoirist. Lisa St Aubin de Terán was born in 1953 (to Joan Mary Murray and Jan Carew) and brought up in Clapham in South London. She attended James Allen's Girls' School
In this book, Lisa St Aubin de Teran not only describes her personal and fascinating struggle, but she .
In this book, Lisa St Aubin de Teran not only describes her personal and fascinating struggle, but she captures much of the struggle which the lives of ‘la gente’ represent, too. She describes the land and the country with which she almost seems to have a love-hate relationship. I have read a couple of the author's novels in the past, but have never come across any of her non-fiction before.
Lisa meets her husband-to-be Jaime, who’s 20 years her senior, when she’s 16 on a London street. Its an autobiographical novel based on the true early life of Lisa St Aubin De Teran. She excels at describing the enormous Hacienda Farm. To the point where you live there too. Obviously, Lisa was probably looking for a father figure, since I don’t think she ever had much of a relationship with her own father. I’m old and jaded enough to know that huge age disparities like that, especially when one is still a teen for crying out loud, seldom succeed.
Lisa St Aubin de Terán's new subject is a global revolutionary with a life . Her work includes seven other novels, the memoirs The Hacienda and Memory Maps, short-story collections and poetry.
Lisa St Aubin de Terán's new subject is a global revolutionary with a life even more astonishing than hers. Marianne Brace catches up with an adventurous spirit. Friday 18 February 2005 01:00. At 16 Lisa married a Venezuelan aristocrat twice her age whom she met on the street. She has traipsed around Italy with three political dissidents-cum-bank robbers. Her new novel is Otto (Virago).
The hacienda my venezuelan years. Lisa St Aubin de Terán was born in London in 1953
The hacienda my venezuelan years. Lisa St Aubin de Terán was born in London in 1953. She has written novels, poetry, two collections of short stories and two memoirs of her time in Italy. The Hacienda, her memoir of her young marriage in Venezuela, was published in 1997 and received enormous acclaim. Библиографические данные.
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Aubin de Teran ended up virtually running the plantation that belonged to her increasingly demented husband but enjoyed learning the mores and magic of a place that had remained practically unchanged for more than a century. Written in mesmerising prose, this is the extraordinary story of a young woman surviving by her wits and fantasies. Nonetheless, he persuades her to return with him to his hacienda, a sugar-cane and avocado plantation perched high in the Andean foothills.
Lisa St Aubin de Terán was born in London in 1953. The Hacienda: My Venezuelan Years. She left England at the age of sixteen and, with her exiled Venezuelan husband, travelled extensively through Europe for two years before returning to his family home in the Andes. For seven years, she ran her husband’s sugar and avocado estate, drawing on these experiences in her first novel, Keepers of the House (1982) which won the Somerset Maugham Award. In 1983 she was named one of twenty Best of Young British Novelists by Granta and won the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize for her second novel Slow Train to Milan.
From a prize-winning British author comes a lush, absorbing memoir-an "Out of Africa" set in the Venezuelan Andes. Tremendously atmospheric, "The Hacienda" brilliantly evokes the unique confluence of time, place, and people that shaped this powerful writer. Harlequin Romance becomes Gothic Horror. com User, May 30, 2009. When naïve, 16 year old Londoner Lisa St-Aubin married Don Jaime Teran, a charming yet enigmatic Latin twice her age, a descendent of the conquistadors & heir to an Andean sugar plantation, it appeared she had entered the pages of a Harlequin Romance.