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The Golden Age included in Guatemalan editorial catalog

The Golden Age is included in the catalog of a Guatemalan publisher

Guatemala, Apr 24 - A compendium of four issues of the magazine The Golden Age, by the Cuban National Hero José Martí, integrates today along with ten other titles the most recent catalog of the Guatemalan Editorial Cultura.

The new collection is part of the celebration of International Book Day and is part of the selection of literary initiatives carried out each year by the teacher Francisco Morales, director of the entity, with the support of the Advisory Council of Letters.

In addition to the magazine published by Martí 130 years ago, there is Cosecha de colibrís, a short story-novel for young people by Franco Sandoval, and Dunia, a children's story by Ana María Escobar as part of the Marilena López Collection.

In Guatemalan poetry, Rafael Landívar series, the highlight is Perro ciego, by Isabel de los Ángeles Ruano, La palabra justa. Arqueología del poema, by Antonio Brañas and Los versos del Carpintero, by Juan Carlos Lemus.

Another attraction is an essay on the work of the Guatemalan Nobel Prize winner Miguel Ángel Asturias, by the Slovakian author Zuzana Civáñová.

All the books in this first edition will have a circulation of a thousand copies paid for by the publisher's fund and will be available on May 3 in its sales room in this capital and in the main bookstores of the country, confirmed a note of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

Currently the house has more than 400 works and the Cuban José Martí also published Lucía Jerez -his only novel- and the essay Guatemala, in homage to the 140 years since the poet's arrival in this country, as an expression of the ties of friendship between both peoples. (PL)