That Madrid is one the nice centres in Spanish literature is not any shock – its wealthy legacy stretches again to its founding because the capital of Spain with such maestros as Miguel de Cervantes and continues by means of the centuries to the likes of Benito Pérez Galdós and Almudena Grandes.
It additionally in fact the place the guardians of the language meet on the Royal Spanish Academy.
It has additionally reached into the English language with writers equivalent to Ernest Hemingway who made such a deep impression on the capital throughout his a few years dwelling and visiting Madrid.
The looks of Madrid being written about within the English language has additionally been gaining traction lately.
The printing specialists at Aura Print combed by means of the huge expanse of the Google Books corpus (a repository boasting 25 million books) to determine the cumulative mentions of 31 outstanding European cities throughout books spanning from 1920 to 2019 and Madrid amassed a decent 9,883,636 literary mentions, securing thirteenth place with its awe-inspiring tradition and structure entrancing novelists for many years.
Well-known books set in Madrid embrace Winter in Madrid and Leaving the Atocha Station.
That Madrid is significantly behind Paris in 2nd place and Rome in third with 95 million and 48 million respectively its nonetheless forward of many equivalent to Munich, Prague and Copenhagen whose heyday was from the Twenties to Nineteen Sixties while Madrid began making the worldwide waves from the Nineteen Nineties – and gaining floor – quick!