Monday, September 26, 2005


L'Escala and the Mediterranean Sea when the Tramontana blows

Jan in L'Escala near a rough Mediterranean Sea in July 2004

In this small village in Catalonia a female author was born whose name was Caterina Albert.
She lived from 1873 until 1966 and published under the name Víctor Català
as in those days a woman was not supposed to write.

Her novel 'Solitud' is one of the most important works in Catalan literature.
She was a loner and a genius. In L'Escala a museum is made in the house
where she lived.

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