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Book Tips - Vicente Aleixandre

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1977 was awarded to Vicente Aleixandre "for a creative poetic writing which illuminates man's condition in the cosmos and in present-day society, at the same time representing the great renewal of the traditions of Spanish poetry between the wars".

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Destruction or Love (La destrucción o el amor)

One of the greatest poetry books in Spanish.
/Antonio, Spain

Shadow of Paradise (Sombra del paraíso)

By far, the Spanish poet I prefer. The images in this, and other of his books, are so astonishing that I'm sure that Spanish poetry reached one of its peaks with this poet.
/Florentino Artime, Spain
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