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Walking the Lions
Stephen Burgen
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Walking the Lions

2.29 of 5 stars 2.29  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The unexpected message from Spain that his aunt has just died stuns Alex Nadal. It’s not just that the circumstances of her fatal fall are suspicious, it’s that his father had always led him to believe that his aunt was killed at the end of the Spanish Civil War sixty years ago. With the inheritance of her farm near Barcelona, Alex decides to leave his native New York City
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 30th 2002 by Constable and Robinson
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A basic mystery, nothing fantastic but a solid, entertaining read. Alex Nadal is left a farm near Barcelona by his aunt, who died from a fatal tumble down the stairs. This leads to several questions. One, why did his father say she had died while still a girl? Two, was her real death an accident or was she pushed?

The farm is tied to a shady land deal and an atrocity dating from the Spanish Civil War. Alex, whose father had fled from Spain with a sense of secret shame tied to that long-ago atroci
Margot Jennifer
Don't recommend it. Had to skip a lot of sex scenes.
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