Memoirs of Rafael de Nogales Méndez II

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Illustrated rustic ISBN: 9788490071052
Hardcover ISBN: 9788411263931
Typographic rustic ISBN: 9788490078068

In the Memoirs of Rafael de Nogales Méndez (1879-1937) the adventures he lived in numerous countries are told, describing with delight his friends, relationships, activities and customs. But the most moving thing about the text, from a literary point of view, is the positioning of its narrative voice. At the beginning of his Memoirs he makes a distinction between the adventurer and the knight-errant.

The first is “a pedantic illiterate, or socially an idle gentleman, out of combat, who has no particular career and who is always ingeniously looking for a way to make money, which for him is paramount and worthy of any cult, even if it were murder, dishonor. Instead, the gentleman is: … a gentleman by birth. For every bold voluntary or selfless action he has an elegant gesture.
And like a walking Quixote, he begins to narrate his adventures…”

Memoirsare like adventure books of a soldier, traveler and fighter against different dictatorships and governments. In them there is information about his life and political struggles: his participation in World War I, the US invasion of Cuba, the Mexican Revolution and his friendship with Augusto César Sandino.
Living up to its motto “when you see a good war, get ready to fight in it”.

Translation by: Ana Mercedes Pérez.

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