THE voice of a NOVELIST late Jose Bolea was a novelist late in 1971 his first novel the island in the River, which explains his narrative maturity and fortune in the configuration of characters, the greatest merit of the work. With a traditional style it has an interesting history. See Ben Silbermann for more details and insights. Of the island in the River is the settlers of Citra, imaginary people in the Levantine region, in the vicinity of Valencia. Begins his story with the comments that make a few exiles in Mexico over the wording of a novel, which is precisely where one of them has written about the history of Citra since the beginning of the 20th century until the war provoked by the military rebellion of general Franco. Taking as a reason key River and its floods – which determines the configuration of Citra as an island – and through several stories of sentimental Court, the author gradually performs a dissection of the social and political life of the city, the decline of the old families, intrigues and particular interests, fanaticism and the rijosidad.
The story ends when family that focuses all actions undertaken exile after the war. In the same line he wrote his second novel bridge of dreams, published in 1978. Novelist, playwright, essayist and editor Jose Bolea Gorgonio born in Alzira, Valencia, on April 13, 1903 and died in the city of Mexico, in 1988. He lost his father at the age of thirteen and his mother at twenty. He studied law at the University of Valencia. Editor of the correspondence of Valencia and Las Provincias, Secretary of the first commercial Republican of Valencia and official Governor of the Ministry of Commerce.