El corazón de la piedra

The book "El corazón de la piedra" has been just released, in which José María García López, writer born in Avila and settled in Cadiz recounts, in the voice of the Archduchess Margaret of Habsburg, the vicissitudes of Europe at that time.

Through such diverse sites as the naval battles of Lepanto and the Invincible Army or cities like Vienna, Prague and Budapest, the Archduchess Margaret, on his retirement at the Descalzas Reales in Madrid draws a exciting sketch of the music of her time.

Tomás Luis de Victoria, chaplain of Descalzas Reales, musician admired and respected by the Archduchess, is the other main character of the novel.

The book is published by Nocturna ediciones.

Interview with the author.