By KEVIN ODERMAN
In Granada, a boy in a costume begs within the white alleys of the outdated city. A weak runaway, he turns to an American painter who's dwelling within the urban for defense, Madeleine James. The boy additionally meets Madeleine's new pal, poet Cy Jacobs. even supposing the 2 adults suggest to aid the boy, they unwittingly disclose him to extra peril. quickly, the entire characters within the tale were scraped at the touchstone of not easy realities and made to teach their mettle, be it base or gold. This novel, from time to time somber and from time to time flaring with depth, calls up indelibly the problems of constructing an outstanding life—or a very good death—in a global within which we're all, in a single method or one other, going.
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