Photographs courtesy of Archiu Municipal de Figaró-Montmany
The photographs that follow date from the end of the 19th and 20th centuries and portray the village of Montmany-Figaró where the plot of the novel takes place.
These two birds are relevant to the character of the prostitute Roda-soques translated into English as Footloose.
Please read Editor´s Note.
Wagtails have long tails which they constantly wag. (Please see notes about character Footloose)
Roda-soques – Small dark bird from Gandessa and Calasseit often found on tree stumps. It is also a name given to a wanderer, a person that is always coming and going. Name used in Empordà, Lluçanès, Pla de Bages, Vallès, Camp de Tarr.
Eva Bosch / Editor