I think that this book is about the black legend. It is a reflection on the black legend, on all the black legends. A new, distinct vision of the one that it is always given. And I believe that Bartolomé de las Casas it was objective in his exposition. He says, and I quote literally: “Here it is a brief description of the diabolical actions that Spanish commit every day at the New World's territories ... ” Diabolical actions. More clear, impossible. And we take his word. We are going to use his point of view and his testimony. However, today he is totally forgotten. Then our proposal is to say that the conquest was not an open-air festival, and who does not agree on it and does not want to hear this version of the facts, then the best he can do is not to buy this book. And this book is to do with us, about you and about me. And about another kind of conquest...
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EDEBE LITERATURE award Young adult 2005

ISBN: 978-84-236-7330-8
Code: 041616
Publication date: 11/03/2005
256 pages
Size: 13.0cm x 20.5cm. Paperback
Cover price: 12.70 
Theme:Children's / Teenage fiction and true stories
Martin Farrero, Andreu

Andreu Martín was born in Barcelona in 1949. He studied Psychology. He worked as a comic scriptwriter and collaborated in many magazines. In 1979 he published his first novel, Learn and Call, with which he began a long path in the noir genre. Currently, in addition to continuing to successfully dedicate himself to literature, he works for film and television, especially as a screenwriter. Among the many awards he has obtained, we can mention the Círculo del Crimen awards, Deutsche Krimi Preis International (for the best detective novel published in Germany), La Sonrisa Vertical, Hammet from the International Association of Police Writers, Ateneo de Sevilla... Also in In the field of Young adult literature, Andreu Martín has edited numerous works and won awards, such as the EDEBÉ award for Young Adult Literature with The owners of paradise.

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