Camilo Jose Cela


La colmena a description of the novel and plot

>>By honey   (Sunday, 9 Feb 2003 23:42)

help! i have paper do today! what is the story about (plot) what are the themes

>>By jane   (Friday, 7 Mar 2003 16:18)

Cela won the nobel prixe for the novel ´LA colména.´
Basically the book is set in Madrid in 1942 in a cafe´owned by Doña Rosa. The waitress of the place is a younger girl Elvira. The cafe´is the center of these people´s lives. They come and go and the book focuses on thier relationships with eachother and the world. Most are extremely poor and have no money to even be there.

>>By cassie   (Thursday, 22 May 2003 18:58)

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