– "The path to infinity" . José Calvo Poyato. Harper Collins, 2019. 400 pages. 22,90 euros.
With the ink spent on the latest publications on the expedition of Magellan-Elcano you could draw a line, almost, from Sanlúcar to Mactán. The occasion calls for it. José Calvo Poyato, one of the greats of the genre, signing a historical novel of epic dimensions, as the own scenario, that might seem like fiction if it was not because it truly happened. "The path to infinity" a perfect combination of historical rigour with an impulse of literature.
– "The first round-the-world" . Antonio Pigafetta. Alianza editorial, edition pocket. 300 pages. 11,50 euros.
The feat which he demonstrated the sphericity of the world told with the pen of someone as talented as Antonio Pigafetta. He drank for centuries the texts that so many imaginations have been inflamed. In a timely manner, Alianza Editorial released now the chronicle with a text introduction by the philologist, Isabel de Riquer, which contextualizes the trip and what they meant this type of letters of relationship.
– "West" . Álber Vazquez. The Field of Books, 2019. 743 pages. 24,90 euros.
Pigafetta made it clear that Sebastian Elcano was not of their rope when it is not mentioned not once in their relationship. Álber Vazquez, author of such novels as "the" half man"," or "The adelantado Juan de Oñate", it is proposed with a novel of adventure in the purest style british, the vizcaino biosphere reserve occupies the place it deserves in History. "The west" gives voice to the handful of bold that they decided to make the walk back in the direction more uncertain.
– "The world at his feet" . Pedro Insua. Ariel, 2019. 232 pages. 19.90 euros.
After the success of "1492: Spain against their ghosts", the philosopher vigo tackles in his new play what it meant to the world another one of those main episodes, and disdained, from our history. From the postulates legacies by Gustavo Bueno, Insua claimed the importance that had Magellan and Elcano to Europe to make the final leap to the Modern Age and to understand the roundness of the world. The conquest scientific caught the first globalization.
– "The first round-the-world" . Augustine A. Rodriguez Gonzalez. FASD, 2018. 350 pages. 28 euros.
One of the greatest experts on the naval history of the present -with over twenty published titles - could not miss an event of this size. In addition to a technical vision and without prejudice, of the details of the expedition, the trial of Rodriguez Gonzalez provides a joint approach of all the different adventures that other nations rushed to the root of the achievement hispanic. His focus is centered on the indisputable of the spanishness of the feat.
– "The pacific ocean" . Carlos Prieto. Alianza editorial, 2019. 264 pages. 11,50 euros.
as the arrival of Columbus to America, the expedition of Magellan-ElCano was only the beginning, the wick of something bigger. In the re-edition of a work already classic, the historian Carlos Prieto recounts the dramatic voyages that followed 1522, among them the one in which he died Elcano looking for a path back between the Philippines and America. With a foreword by Martínez Shaw, the work remember that the majority of archipelagos, and even Australia, were discovered by the spaniards.Updated Date: 20 September 2019, 16:01