Saturday, October 1, 2011

Corridas - bullfighting ends...

Last week in the news: "Bullfighting in Barcelona ends with Catalonia ban" (BBC News) , "In Catalonia, a Last Day of Bullfighting" (New York Times) and "Cheers, tears and blood at Barcelona's final bullfight" (

Bullfighting keeps going on eternally in the cartoon book CORRIDAS by Albert Dubout (Editions Michèle Trinckvel, 1996, ISBN 2-85132-002-5, first edition was in 1967). Albert Dubout (1905-1976) was as a young boy fascinated by the corridas in the South of France. His youth memories inspired him to draw this cartoons. Georges Brassens wrote a foreword for the book.

Learn more:
Albert Dubout official website

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