Deep Song: The Life and Work of Federico García Lorca

October 30, 2020
Deep Song: The Life and Work of Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca is Spain’s most famous poet and dramatist,and an icon of its culture. He is the author of a series ofinnovative works that changed the face of Spanish poetry anddrama.In this new biography Stephen Roberts seeks out the roots of theman and his work in the places in which Lorca lived and died: thecountryside where he spent his childhood; the Granada and Madrid ofthe 1910s, ’20s and ’30s where he was educated and first achievedsuccess as a writer; and the mountains outside Granada where hisbody lies in an undiscovered grave. The book provides a fullportrait of a complex and brilliant man, as well as giving newinsights into the works that made his name.