"The Journey of France to Mexico (in the sixteenth century) and its
fruitful expedition masked the reality of one of the
many exiles of the Spanish and has had to accommodate the
generous land of America and that since then until today,
have been repeated ... "
THE VOICE OF A LATE NOVELIST
Bolea was a novelist Jose late in 1971 published his first novel The Island at the river, which explains its narrative maturity and fortune in the shaping of characters, the greatest merit of the work. With a traditional style tells an interesting story. The of the island in the river is that of the inhabitants of Citra, imaginary village located in the Levantine region, near Valencia. He begins his story with the comments they make about exile in Mexico on writing a novel, which is precisely what one has written about the history of Citra since the early twentieth century to the war provoked by the military uprising of General Franco . On the fundamental reason the river and its flood-determines the shape of an island-Citra and through several court sentimental stories, the author develops gradually dissecting the social and political life of the city, a decline of old families, the intrigues and interests, fanaticism and quarrels. The story ends when the family that focuses all activities undertaken by the exile after the war. In the same vein he wrote his second novel, Bridge of Dreams, published in 1978.
The novelist, playwright, essayist and editor Joseph Bolea Gorgonio born in Alzira, Valencia, on 13 April 1903 and died in Mexico City in 1988. He loses his father at age thirteen and her mother at twenty. He studied law at the University of Valencia. Editor of The Correspondence of Valencia and Las Provincias, secretary to the first Republican governor of Valencia and trade official in the Ministry of Commerce. Left Republican activist during the war he was appointed deputy director of information service of the Ministry of Propaganda, in Barcelona. After the war across the Pyrenees and is taken to concentration camp in Algiers, where he manages to escape three times. Finally arrived in Paris. He moved to Mexico, where it reaches the mid-forties. It is a founding member of the Editorial and Publishing Legend Centaur. Most books published in Legend were illustrated by Spanish painters exile. Estampa assists in the magazine and founded the magazine La Novela Semanal Cinematografica, which published numerous fictionalized film adaptations.
Joseph Bolea began writing stories and plays. Its mountainous village drama was released in Spain and, later, the famous actress Maria Teresa Montoya and her husband, Ricardo Mondragon, it premiered in Mexico, with the title A people without a law, which was a resounding success. Among his novels include The island in the River (1971) and Bridge of Dreams (1978). He has written a historical study of the northwest wind. Reading history (1972), a work that is the product of the anger that causes it to read a book "malicious" published in English, in which two illustrious navigators disparage-Hispanic Mexican-Vizcaino and Urdaneta. When death overtook him in Mexico City had nearly completed a biography of the native Juan Bautista Anza, commander of an expedition to California in the eighteenth century, creating the town of Presidio of San Francisco and Mission San Francisco de Asis, origins of City of San Francisco. And as the poet said: "The bad thing about dying in a foreign land / is that you die in another, not in yourself. / You will die on loan ".