El león, la ciudad y el agua
"Nooteboom has achieved the impossible: say something new about this timeless city about which it seems that everything has been said."
«Cees Nooteboom has exceeded the limit proposed by literary genres with his incessant creativity. […] He has made nomadism a philosophical, aesthetic and spiritual attitude that transcends borders and reveals the expansive nature of human horizons ».
From the jury of the FORMENTOR DE LAS LETRAS AWARD 2020
Cees Nooteboom's passion for Venice has not died down in over fifty years. Her first visit was in 1964, in the company of a young woman. After her, in 1982, she arrived in Venice on the Orient Express, but she did not get on a gondola to tour it until her tenth visit. She has plunged into the depths of the labyrinth and discovered her own urban lagoons between the alleys, the closed gates and the countless ca...read more