Councillor for Culture, Rosario Montero, accompanied by the director of Caja Murcia, Julio Mínguez, and the president of the Association of the Historical Novel Week Cartagena Jorge Poyato, has announced the conference program will be held from 12 to 16 May in the Hall of Caja Murcia on the occasion of the IX edition of the literary week.
With the introduction of Eduardo Zaplana, the inaugural conference run by former Prime Minister of the Government of France, Dominique de Villepin.
The politician, diplomat and French writer talk about his book 'The Hundred Days', which chronicles the last days of Napoleon, who will speak on the occasion of the bicentennial of the War of Independence.
This same theme is also addressed Tuesday by the Captains and Hermenegildo José María Blanco Franco, who spoke on the situation of the Spanish navy two centuries ago.
Among the novelties of this ninth edition of the Historical Novel Week include the national presentation of two books: "The envoy of the King ', the Cartagena Obdulio Lopez, and" The real story of the last great inquisitor and oracle life ', the general director of the group El Progreso de Lugo, Jose Cora Paradela.
Other authors who pass through Cartagena on the occasion of this literary event include the writer Vicente Molina Foix, who, among other prizes, is Narrative 2007, Carlos Roca, director of Regional Onda Cero, Jose Angel Manas, author of "Stories of Kronen '; Milagros Frias journalist and writer, diplomat and broadcaster Fernando Schwartz.
Historical Novel Week ending Friday, May 16, with the assistance of counsel and Javier Nart polemicist and historian Fernando García Cortázar, who will return to the topic of the War of Independence, acts by closing the program delivery Cartagena City Award, given to the novel 'The Last Hunter' by Antonio Pérez Henares.
Councillor for Culture has sought to highlight the great work of the Association of the Week Cartagena Historical Fiction, non-profit organization, promoting reading and culture in general through an interesting and busy week of conferences, round tables and people of stature in the literary field.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena