A novel based on the testimonies of hundreds of survivors that tells the previously untold story of the women who were on the losing side inthe Spanish Civil War.
Dulce Chac n was born in Zafra (Badajoz) in 1954. A prize-winning poet and novelist, her life was cut short by cancer just as The Sleeping Voice was establishing her reputation throughout Europe.
"'Dulce Chacon's book has had an immense success in Spain, no doubtbecause the novelist speaks with a just and powerful voice, and becauseshe has allowed women - the most anonymous, the most suppressed, themost silenced - to speak out.' Martine Silber, Le Monde"