Facing hardships, persecutions and established morals, together they will discover love, freedom and Paris.
Paris Was Us tells the extraordinary story of the son of Republican exiles who falls in love with a young Catalan woman, also a refugee, in France during
World War II.
Committed to the Republic, and a close friend of Luis Companys during the Spanish Civil War, the protagonist of this story is forced to go into exile in France and fight adversity far from his land. During these years, he manages the largest circus in France, avoids the Nazi occupation, collaborates with the maquis on the border with the Pyrenees, and escapes from the repression of the Gestapo.
While facing up to the hardships, persecutions, and the morals of his time, he discovers Paris, freedom, and love.
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Winner of the 2023 Ramon Llull Prize.