Amis parisiens, c’était l’expo à ne point manquer, elle avait lieu à la Galerie Rabouan Moussion et on en sort pantois: « The Siege and Relief of Leiden » ou comment un photographe néerlandais, Erwin Olaf (né en 1959) passé maître en matière de lumière, rejoue la libération de Leiden à travers une mise en scène presque…
LUSCINDA, THE UNFORTUNATE. Beautiful young woman belonging to a good family who had planned to marry with Cardenio, her true love. However, her father decided his marriage with D. Fernando, son of the Duke D. Ricardo, something Luscinda was absolutely in disagree with. So, in her wedding day, she hiding a dagger in her wedding dress to stab herself before saying "yes, I do."
Casas de labranza, cortijos abandonados, colegios vacíos, ventas solitarias, molinos detenidos…espacios deshabitados que el tiempo ha relegado al olvido, que la soledad y el deterioro han condenado irremediablemente, pero que se resisten a desaparecer sin su último grito de fuerza, sin su último latido de belleza.
LEANDRA, THE INCAUTIOUS. Leandra is a teenage girl whose father tries to keep her "pure" until her marriage and who is captivated by the supposed charms of a young soldier who returns to the town after the war, with wich she finally escapes from home taking her money and jewelry. A few days later, he leaves her stealing all her wedding trousseau, so she is forced to return to the village. The father, to overcome the double scandal, locked her for entire life in a convent.
ANTONIA QUIJANA, THE NIECE The Niece had the responsibility, together with the housekeeper, to take care of the estate and of Don Quixote. About her and her life, the novel gives us very little information, just she "is not yet twenty years old” and whom Don Quixote gives her all his inheritance on his deathbed. “He had a housekeeper past forty, a niece not yet twenty, and a man-of-all-work who did everything from saddling the horse to pruning the trees.” / Part I. Chap. I /