El Pueblo de las Sombras==People of Darkness [Spanish, paperback, 1990]

El Pueblo de las Sombras==People of Darkness [Spanish, paperback, 1990]


Spanish [Spain]

Date Published: 
Publication Details: 

Barcelona: Ediciones Grijalbo, 1990.

ISBN Number: 


Edition Notes: 

The paperback Spanish edition of People of Darkness (1980). In its series "Bestseller Grijalbo Oro," the Spanish publishing house Grijalbo also put out Spanish editions of The Dark Wind (Vendaval de tinieblas) and Talking God (La conspiración de las máscaras). Tony Hillerman's original text was translated from English to Spanish by Maria Antonia Menini.

The cover art was designed by Enric Satué and features a portion of the 1982 Avon cover for People of Darkness, inside a circle is the image of a skeletal hand reaching towards a lizard and Purple Heart medal within a box. The cover is also bounded by a pattern of pink, maroon, black and brown stripes.

  • Title Page Transcription:
    Tony | Hillerman | EL PUEBLO | DE LAS SOMBRAS | Traducción de María Antonia Menini | [publsiher’s device]
  • Contents:
    [i-ii] blank, [iii] half title EL PUEBLO DE LAS SOMBRAS, [iv] blank, [v] title page, [vi] copyright and publisher's imprint, 7-290 text, [291] list of series publications, [292] blank, [293] publishing address and date, [294-296] blank
  • Physical Attributes:
    • Format: Paperback, 20 x 13 cm.
    • Binding: Paper cover with flyleaves. The cover design is dominated by a framing device of alternating bands of color, within which a black field highlights a small circular inset illustration. Small gold medallions adorn both the front and back covers. Spine is lettered: [horizontally] El pueblo de las sombras [publisher's device] Tony Hillerman
    • Collation: [i-vi] 7-290 [291-296]
    • Price: No Price Indicated
Hieb, 1990: A6i