Vermeer's Milkmaid & Other Stories

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Harvill, 2002 - Communication and culture - 120 pages
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The everyday lives of Riva's memorable Galician characters may be desperately harsh and filled with pain and solitude, but their situations are always redeemed by humour and tenderness.

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Vermeer's Milkmaid Stories

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Rivas (b. 1957), who writes in the ancient Galician language of northwestern Spain, infuses both his sentences and his subject matter with his own natural poetry. The title piece, taken from a 1660 ... Read full review


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